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 David Grant Carruthers

David Grant Carruthers

Birth
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
Death 28 May 2001 (aged 55)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Section COL-2 ROW 588 Site D
Memorial ID 36260309 · View Source
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David Grant Carruthers was born in Reno, Nevada, to Bertha Carruthers. He had a younger brother, Bruce.

He had a military career and trained as a Radiologic Technologist at Walter Reed Hospital, traveling to Alaska and around the United States. He served in Vietnam. He worked at Madigan Air Force Base Hospital. He especially enjoyed being stationed in Germany and attended the Octoberfest.

David married Bobbie and produced one daughter,Jennifer M. Holt, when he was in the service. Years later, he married Anita Kay Rousch, and they lived in Reno Nevada, raising her two daughters.

After they divorced, David moved back to Oregon, met and married Debbie Jean. He enjoyed many good times with friends, played guitar and sang, was hilarious and an inspiration to others in every hospital in which he worked.

David's early death was a blow to all who knew and loved him.


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  • Maintained by: stephanie
  • Originally Created by: GCO
  • Added: 24 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36260309
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Grant Carruthers (22 Aug 1945–28 May 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36260309, citing Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by stephanie (contributor 48119347) .