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Elbert James Boone

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Boone, Elbert James SAN DIEGO-- Elbert James "Jim" Boone, long-time San Diego lawyer, and longer-time husband, father, brother, liberal thinker, voracious. reader (and editor), author, wit and "wet" humorist, pet lover, golfer, scuba diver, university instructor, cinema buff and small time actor, who was fluent in Russian, died of lung cancer on September 28, 2013, at age 84. Born in Shreveport, Louisiana to Ernest and Viola Boone, older brother of Robert. Graduate of Louisiana State University, (B.A '49); University of Florida (M.A. ' 51); Syracuse Univ. ('52-'53) (US Military, Russian Language); USD Law School (J.D. '66). He practiced law ('68 -'94). Fifty-year active member of First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego. Jim is survived by wife Betty Evans Boone; son Evan and partner Carl (Portland, OR); son Karsten and wife Coletta (Temecula, CA); and cat Roxie. Celebration of Life on Saturday, October 19, at 2 p.m., First Unitarian Universalist Church of SD, 4190 Front St. www.tinyurl.com/ ejboone

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Oct. 6, 2013
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