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Michael P. LeFan
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1946
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 2013
Temple
Bell County
Texas, USA

Mike LeFan was born February 20, 1946 in San Antonio, TX. He died March 20, 2013 in Temple, TX. He will be remembered for reasons not trivial because he was a special and an uncommon man. He was in a class all by himself. "Victim of polio when he was eight years old", yet he was so superior to most that the word "victim" seems out of place. Granted, his nights were spent in an iron lung and through the day he used a portable respirator. He did not walk or dress himself and his arms and legs were immovable. The same with his right leg but the left foot was different he could move his toes. With them he held a pencil, paint brush and telegraph key. He could type 40 words a minute on his computer. He had one of the finest vocabularies of any brilliant mind you would ever encounter, and wrote four books.

As ham radio operator, WA5EQQ, he was the fastest operator in our area using Morse code. He was a member and a net control for The 7290 Traffic Net.

He is survived by his father and brother; by 2 nieces, 1 nephew, and three great-nephews.

Recognition, honors, and acclaim have been earned by this accomplished Christian. How happy the angels must have been to welcome him into the Paradise of God.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacqueline Duff Lusk LeFan (1925 - 2009)
 
 Sibling:
  Michael P. LeFan (1946 - 2013)
  Loris Diane LeFan Beimer (1950 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Carolyn Womack
Record added: Mar 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107454926
Michael P. LeFan
Added by: Carolyn Womack
 
 
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In your memory, Mike.
- The 7290 Traffic Net
 Added: Mar. 20, 2014
2nd cousin
- Harvey Hague Lusk, Jr.
 Added: Apr. 17, 2013
Rest in peace, Mike, WA5EQQ, and you will be greatly missed on the net. Thank you for all you did for us, and all amateur radio operators.73,
- The 7290 Traffic Net
 Added: Mar. 28, 2013
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