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Tripp, William "Chief Tripp" 02/16/1924 ~ 03/01/2013 ENCINITAS -- Bill lived to age 89 and was surrounded by his loving family at the time of his passing. Bill served in the US Army during WWII, from 1943 to 1946. His tour of duty was in the South Pacific and Asiatic theaters. His fire service career spanned 35 years, including his service as Fire Chief for the City of Del Mar from 1963 to 1985. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Lois, in 2011. He is survived by his five step-children, Walter Stanton, Carole Buchheim, David Stanton, Rebecca Buchheim, and Alex Stanton; and many grandchildren and great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A celebration of his life will be held at 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, March 23rd, at the Escondido Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1305 Deodar Rd., Escondido, CA.

Published in U-T San Diego on Mar. 21, 2013
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