SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Alexander McNutt, 74, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, in Scottsdale. |
A longtime Crystal Lake resident, "Al" spent the winters in Arizona with his wife, Loyce. He was a retired United Airlines pilot, having flown with them for 34 years.
He was a member of the U.S. Air Force for four years before joining United. He loved to fly and continued to fly glider planes in his retirement.
He faithfully attended Alliance Bible Church in McHenry and actively participated in several ministries, including Prison Fellowship, various nursing home ministries and The Gideons International.
He will be greatly missed by those who loved and knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Loyce McNutt of Crystal Lake; his daughters, Leslie (Dave) Kruser and Sylvia (Bill) Schafer; and his grandchildren, Natalie and Alex Kruser, Joshua Bloomfield and Nathan and Alexandria Schafer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Hugh McNutt and Sylvia Brush.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 3, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 485 W. Woodstock Ave., Crystal Lake. Interment will be in Crystal Lake Memorial Park.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.
To leave an online condolence, visit www.querhammmerandflagg.com.