James Francis Eagan

Eagan, James Francis Deceased on Nov. 8, 2012, at age 92, in Rancho Bernardo, CA of natural causes. Business executive and entrepreneur, chemical engineer, community volunteer, father of seven. Survived by wife Ruth (Waldman) Eagan of Rancho Bernardo, sister Dorothy (Donald) Nangle of Mission Viejo, CA, and children Jeff (Nancy Van Meter) Eagan of Bethesda, MD, Michael Eagan of Dallas, TX, Richard Eagan of Hudson, NY, Bruce Eagan of Lancaster, PA, Jeff (Susan) Waldman of Wausau, WI, Kim (Tom) Keating of Colorado Springs, CO, and Steven Waldman of San Diego, CA. Also survived by grandchildren Patrick and Benjamin Eagan-Van Meter, Jonathan and Jameson Keating, and Llora and Jim Waldman. Predeceased by wife Agnes (McGraw) Eagan. Born in Highland, IL, to Sim and Edna Eagan, raised in Chicago, IL and proud University of Notre Dame alumnus (1942). General Manager of J.G. Milligan & Company (Milwaukee, WI). Founder and President of Northwest Coatings Corporation (Oak Creek, WI), now Ashland Performance Materials. Faithful member of Holy Family (Whitefish Bay, WI) Parish. Retired in 1988 to San Diego and volunteered at Interfaith Community Services, SCORE, and Rotary. Contributions to your charity or interfaithservices.org are appreciated. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Nov. 18, 2012