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Special Olympics Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of Edwin Buickerood

May, 24, 2015 Edwin Buickerood, who everyone knew as Ed, was born in Bound Brook, NJ. He died on May 24 in Jacksonville, FL, the same weekend his wife, Helen died 21 years earlier, he was 95. He resided in N. Syracuse for over 50 years and moved to Jacksonville in 1997. He graduated from Upsala College and was the son of the late John and Bertha Buickerood. Ed was that rare breed of brave and fearless Navy Pilot during WW II who flew off carriers, USS Yorktown and Enterprise, in the...
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