Marc G Holcomb

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Marc G Holcomb

Birth
Saint Charles, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Death
12 Feb 1996 (aged 40)
Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, USA
Burial
East Dundee, Kane County, Illinois, USA Add to Map
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Obituaries appeared in The Chicago Tribune and The Courier-News (Elgin, Ill.) of 14 February 1996.

Marc G. Holcomb was 40 when he died. He resided in Maple Park with his parents, but had immediately previous to this lived in Chicago. He died Monday, Feb. 12, 1996 in St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin, IL.

He was born June 24, 1955, in St. Charles, the son of Clayton and Bonnie Bierman Holcomb.

He was self-employed in computer graphics and a member of the Baha'i Faith.

Marc served two and a half years at the Baha'i World Centre in Haifa, Israel in 1982-1985, where he worked in the Finance Office. He was treasured by his friends.

He was also a graphic artist and taught for a time at Auburn University's campus in Montgomery, Alabama.

He is the author of: HIV/Aids : Developing a Bahá'í Response. -- Johannesburg, South Africa: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 2004. -- ix, 26 p.

Survivors included his parents of Maple Park; a brother, Mike Holcomb of Portage, Ind.; nieces and nephews, Jason, Ian, and Marissa Holcomb, and Jon, Jessica and Courtney Cliver; and his paternal grandfather, George Holcomb of South Elgin.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. February 15, 1996 at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, the Rev. Harold Ross officiating a Lutheran service, and William Collins conducting a Baha'i service. Burial was in Dundee Township Cemetery East, East Dundee.

Memorial gifts were directed to Open Hands, 909 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60657.

Quotation from his eulogy:

"Like Isis, I fly up and down this long river, my brother, searching for the parts of your broken body that I might piece it together again, put the heart in your chest, wrap the mangled remains in linen and fan it back into life with my wings." - Edmund White, "Nocturnes for the King of Naples"
Obituaries appeared in The Chicago Tribune and The Courier-News (Elgin, Ill.) of 14 February 1996.

Marc G. Holcomb was 40 when he died. He resided in Maple Park with his parents, but had immediately previous to this lived in Chicago. He died Monday, Feb. 12, 1996 in St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin, IL.

He was born June 24, 1955, in St. Charles, the son of Clayton and Bonnie Bierman Holcomb.

He was self-employed in computer graphics and a member of the Baha'i Faith.

Marc served two and a half years at the Baha'i World Centre in Haifa, Israel in 1982-1985, where he worked in the Finance Office. He was treasured by his friends.

He was also a graphic artist and taught for a time at Auburn University's campus in Montgomery, Alabama.

He is the author of: HIV/Aids : Developing a Bahá'í Response. -- Johannesburg, South Africa: Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 2004. -- ix, 26 p.

Survivors included his parents of Maple Park; a brother, Mike Holcomb of Portage, Ind.; nieces and nephews, Jason, Ian, and Marissa Holcomb, and Jon, Jessica and Courtney Cliver; and his paternal grandfather, George Holcomb of South Elgin.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. February 15, 1996 at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, the Rev. Harold Ross officiating a Lutheran service, and William Collins conducting a Baha'i service. Burial was in Dundee Township Cemetery East, East Dundee.

Memorial gifts were directed to Open Hands, 909 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60657.

Quotation from his eulogy:

"Like Isis, I fly up and down this long river, my brother, searching for the parts of your broken body that I might piece it together again, put the heart in your chest, wrap the mangled remains in linen and fan it back into life with my wings." - Edmund White, "Nocturnes for the King of Naples"

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Marc G. Holcomb
June 24, 1955
Feb 12, 1996
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