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Ralph Houston Starling, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1933
Death: Mar. 16, 2013

RALPH HOUSTON STARLING, JR. August 18, 1933 March 16, 2013. Loving and patient husband to Jane Starling (deceased) and Chris Holley-Starling. Devoted father to David (Betsy, deceased) (Stacey), Diane (Steve), Brett (Teresa), Bradley (Crystal) and Jennifer (Nico). Cherished grandchildren Mark, Jacqueline, Caitlin, Alexandra, Brandon, Stephanie, Travis, Taylor, Justin, Gabriella, Isabella, Jacob, Hunter, Zoe and Blake. Parents, Ralph H. Starling, Sr. (deceased), Gladys Starling, (nee Cummings) (deceased). Siblings: the late Charles (Louise), Mary Jane (Alan (deceased)), Thomas (Gail), Nancy (Michael).

Professor Emeritus Starling, Cuyahoga Community College earned a BA degree from Bowling Green University, MA degrees in English and Anthropology and ABD in Anthropology from Case Western Reserve University. Professor Starling's influence extended beyond his students to his children and grandchildren and culminated as he watched his granddaughter, Caitlin, receive her BA in Anthropology from Kenyon College 2012. In retirement, he continued as Adjunct Faculty at Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga Community College, and Lakeland Community College.

His commitment to education continues through his anatomical gift to the medical school at Case Western Reserve University. The celebration of a life well-lived will be held at St. Albans Episcopal Church, 2555 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, OH on Thursday, March 21, 2012, at 4 p.m. The family requests that memorial gifts be made, in Ralph's name, to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2171 East 49th St., Cleveland OH 44103. Check notation should read: Hot Meals Ministry Program. 
Body donated to medical science
Specifically: medical school at Case Western Reserve University
Created by: irish mom
Record added: Mar 20, 2013
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Ralph Houston Starling, Jr
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