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Vernor Floyd Lovett

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Vernor Floyd Lovett Age 84, died peacefully on January 20, 2014 surrounded by family. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara Lent Lovett; children, Patricia (David) Dyer, Jim (Theresa), Susan (Ed) Ross and Richard (Karin). His legacy includes five grandchildren, Matthew (Nazly) Dyer, Sarah Dyer, Jim Lovett Jr., Brian and Marissa Lovett. Vernor was proud to be a native of Tucson. He graduated from Tucson High in 1947 and University of Arizona in 1951; where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. After graduating from Northwestern Medical School, he received a surgical degree from Baylor University in Texas. He served in the United States Air Force for 11 years as a surgeon. He received an honorable discharge as a Major in 1966 and returned to Tucson. He was a founding member of Southwestern Surgery Associates and was active in various communities; serving as President of Rocky Mountain Vascular Society, and CEO of his medical group. He served as a founding member of MICA (Medical Insurance Company of AZ), President of Sunrise Ridge Homeowner's Association and served on the board of the White Mountain Summer Homes. Vernor loved traveling, fishing, skiing, family gatherings and researching genealogy. He was known as the "Reunion Man" by his wife for the Tucson High Reunion class of 1947. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2450 East Fort Lowell Road at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Vernor's name may be sent to Gospel Rescue Mission at 707 West Miracle Mile Rd., Tucson AZ 85705 or to a . Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel.
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Feb. 2, 2014
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