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 James Robert “Dick” MacLaren

James Robert “Dick” MacLaren

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Death 29 Dec 2006 (aged 64)
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James Robert Dick MacLaren, 64, passed away on December 29, 2006 at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, following a 15-month battle with cancer. He was born on April 15, 1942 in Cañon City, Colorado to James Everett and Jean Roberta Dick. James earned a BA degree from Oklahoma State University before joining the US Army Special Forces. He served his country in Vietnam from 1967-1970 and was awarded several decorations including the Silver Star and Purple Heart. James married Patricia May (St. Amour) on July 3, 1977 and was preceded in death by her in 2003. He resided in Colorado Springs for the rest of his life with Patricia and their two children, Erik MacLaren and Kristina Obermark. James enjoyed painting and silver-smithing during his retirement. Over the past several years, he had been extremely involved with volunteer work for Holy Apostles Catholic Church and the Lutheran Refugee Ministry. His funeral will be held at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 4925 N. Carefree Circle on Saturday, January 6 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to charities funding cancer research.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17302492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Robert “Dick” MacLaren (15 Apr 1942–29 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17302492, ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46865112) Unknown.