Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Altmans in:
 • Williams Cemetery
 • Dade City
 • Pasco County
 • Florida
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Debra Dew Altman
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: May 23, 1956
Death: Feb. 11, 2002

Wife of DuWayne Altman.
Daughter of Wilbur & Patsy Dew.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Debra was a native of Dade City.

She majored in Early Childhood Education at the University of Florida, and it was there she joined the US Coast Guard Reserve.

Debra began her law enforcement career with the Arlington County Police Department in 1983, and became the first female motorcycle officer in Virginia.

Her ongoing service to the US Coast Guard Reserve afforded her the opportunity to serve as a Patrol Boat Coxswain, patroling the Potomac River for law enforcement in the 1980's. Her varied duties in the boat division of Port Security Unit 305 took her to Turkey and Panama.

Metastic cancer forced Debra's early retirement in 1999, with the rank of Sergeant.

Debra was a Girl Scout Troop Leader throughout the years she lived in Florida and Virginia.
After moving back to her hometown, she became an active member and an elder in the First Presbyterian Church.

Despite six years of aggressive cancer therapy, Debra's nine year battle with breast cancer came to an end peacefully in the historic Dade City home of her grandmother's.


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Complete obituary can be found in the
Feb. 13, 2002 edition of the Tampa Tribune.

 
 
Burial:
Williams Cemetery
Dade City
Pasco County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Liz
Record added: Mar 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25459451
Debra <i>Dew</i> Altman
Added by: Liz
 
Debra <i>Dew</i> Altman
Added by: Terri Prim
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- J.A. & D.S.
 Added: Dec. 29, 2010
~blessings~prayers~peace~
- vlang
 Added: Apr. 30, 2009
R.i.P. Debra
- Amy Wolfe
 Added: Apr. 8, 2009
There are 5 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service