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Dr. William Watt Graham Maclachlan Jr.

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Dr. WILLIAM WATT GRAHAM MACLACHLAN, Jr. Dr. William Watt Graham Maclachlan, Jr., 86, of Delray Beach, FL and formerly of Erie and Pittsburgh, PA passed away suddenly on April 30, 2010. Dr. Maclachlan was born on July 9, 1923 to William Watt Graham Maclachlan, Sr. and May Maclachlan (Bothwell) in Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated from Amherst College and received his MD degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He later served his medical residency at the University of Iowa. Dr. William Maclachlan married Marjorie Lind in 1950. They lived a short time in Alaska while Dr. Maclachlan served in the US Air Force. After leaving the service, Dr. and Mrs. Maclachlan moved to Pittsburgh, PA and then later to Erie, PA where Dr. Maclachlan began a long career as an ear, nose and throat specialist. Dr. Maclachlan retired in 1988. He and Marjorie began spending six months a year at Delray Beach and then became full time residents in the late 1990s. Dr. William Maclachlan was preceded in death on April 16, 2010 by Marjorie Maclachlan. He is survived by his sons, David Maclachlan of Cary, NC and Christopher Maclachlan of Derry, NH as well as granddaughter, Sachi Maclachlan of Chapel Hill, NC. The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Lorne and Sons Funeral Home in Delray Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice by the Sea, 1531 West Palmetto Park Rd, Boca Raton, FL (561) 395-5031. To express condolences and/or make donations Visit PalmBeachPost.com/obituaries
Published in The Palm Beach Post from May 4 to May 11, 2010
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