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Winston Burris Darby


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Darby, Winston Burris
Winston Burris Darby, 92, died December 17, 2015 at his home in Glendale, AZ. He was born in Lindsay, Oklahoma Feb. 13, 1923 to Arva Jane Cole and William Jesse Darby. He graduated from Glendale Elementary School, Glendale High School, Phoenix College and the University of Arizona. He served in the U. S. Navy during WWII as a Disbursing and Supply Officer, Lieutenant JG, stationed at Palmyra Naval Air Station in the Pacific. For 35 years he worked for the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Unemployment Insurance. As a secondary job, he sold auto and home insurance. He enjoyed running, travel, photography and music concerts. His wives preceded him in death, Frances (2000) and Marjorie (2013.) He is survived by daughters Patricia Purdy (Richard), Karen Bradakis (Mark) and Cynthia Darby, and grandchildren April and Andrew. A public memorial service will be held Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at Living Streams Church, 7000 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. Online guest book at www.almoore-grimshaw.com. Donations can be made in his memory to National Park Foundation, Nature Conservancy, City of Glendale--Summer Band, Phoenix Symphony or Banner Hospice.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 10, 2016
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