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Richard Alan Markus
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1936
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 2007
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA

Obituary from the San Jose Mercury News published 28 March 2007:

     Richard Alan Markus. Was born in 1936 in Fresno, CA. He quietly passed away at home March 24th after a battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Claire A. (Strauss) Markus, his daughter and son-in-law Debra and Daniel Earl, and his son and daughter-in-law David and Tracy Markus. Also surviving him are his mother, Irma (Stewart) Markus, two brothers Jim and Steve, his grandchildren ,and many other loved ones.
     Richard taught school for 34 years for the San Jose Unified School District; 18 years at Washington School and 16 years at Allen Elementary. In his free time he was an avid collector and volunteered at History San Jose as a docent.
     A memorial service will be held at the First Congregational Church of San Jose (1980 Hamilton Ave) at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 31st. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the First Congregational Church memorial fund, History San Jose, Hospice of the Valley, or a charity of the donor's choice. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Markus (1910 - 1982)
  Irma Mildred Stewart Markus (1909 - 2011)
 
 Sibling:
  Richard Alan Markus (1936 - 2007)
  James Stewart Markus (1938 - 2017)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Los Gatos Memorial Park
San Jose
Santa Clara County
California, USA
 
Created by: Daniel R. Earl
Record added: Jun 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19753691
Richard Alan Markus
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