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Ruth Harvey
November 6, 1926 ~
January 13, 2018

Robert Kleven
March 14, 1955 ~
January 09, 2018

Bruce A. Olson
June 28, 1949 ~
January 08, 2018

Dolores Dighans
November 21, 1943 ~
January 07, 2018

Lauren DeWise
March 26, 1982 ~
January 07, 2018

Dr. Albina Claps-Paglia
September 20, 1922 ~
January 05, 2018

Michael White
October 10, 1957 ~
January 03, 2018


Byron McAllister

April 29, 1929 ~ December 09, 2017

Byron L. McAllister

1929 – 2017

Byron was a scholar, mathematician, published poet, dutiful son, gardener, Korean War veteran, brother, educator, husband for 60 years, history buff, professor emeritus, father of three, published author of three mysteries and a book of short stories, community volunteer, amateur linguist, mentor, painter of pictures, grandfather, musician, roofer, and mushroom hunter.

Byron was intellectually curious, witty, dapper, persistent, fair, honest, kind, thoughtful, patient, generous, gentle, naïve, and a little bit lazy.

Cremation has taken place.  Byron said that the only funeral he wanted was one he could attend.


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