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Richard Brown "Dick" Gaylord
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1935
South Dayton
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Feb., 1991
Dayton
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA

"Dick" was a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend. He had a quick wit and entertained anyone who was within ear shot. He went to college and earned his J.D., but he found truck driving to be more lucrative. His three marriages failed and there were no children begotten by choice, referring to them as "rug-rats". He worked as an inner-city truck driver in Chicago, IL for 25 years before retiring to rehabbing old brownstone houses in Chicago and selling them for double his investment. He invested his life's earnings in a trucking business with his brother, Harlow James.

His life was cut short when he lost control of his vehicle, crashing into the Cattaraugus county barns and losing his life like his father. In his will, he bequeathed his assets to his brother's (Harlow) three children. They, in turn, gave it to their father since they believed he had the business acumen to make it successful. Unfortunately, it failed within 5 years like many others. Dick was a good man with a tender heart, even for "rug-rats".

 
 
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 Parents:
  Harlow Burr Gaylord (1895 - 1956)
  Isadora M Brown Gaylord (1907 - 2005)
 
Inscription:
Son of Harlow Burr Gaylord & Isadora M. (Brown) Gaylord
 
Note: Cremation and his ashes were scattered on Burr's Grave
 
Burial:
Randolph Cemetery
Randolph
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Plot: West Section
 
Created by: Patty Kaspi
Record added: Oct 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78883950
Richard Brown Dick Gaylord
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Always in our hearts and memories.
- Patty Kaspi
 Added: Oct. 23, 2011
I miss you, Uncle Dick.
- Patricia Gaylord
 Added: Oct. 23, 2011
 
 
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