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Dorothy Dacre
Passed away peacefully in San Rafael at the age of 101 on November 16, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah McAskill of Greensboro, NC, as well as six grandchildren, great grandchildren, many extended family members and long time friends.
Dorothy was one of seven children, born to Robert and Emily Haggard in Spokane, WA on May 10,1911. The family moved back to San Francisco when Dorothy was just a toddler. She attended Star of the Sea grammar school and high school and married her devoted husband, Cecil Dacre, in 1937. They had two daughters; Deborah McAskill and Jocelyn Bowlware (dec.). This was a love-match and great friendship that lasted 53 years until Cecil's passing in 1990. Cecil & Dorothy moved to Novato in 1974. They were fun-loving people, excellent bridge players who liked to laugh, take daily walks, travel and entertain friends and family.
Dorothy will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Burial will be private. A service will be held at 9:15am on Dec. 1st at Nazareth House, 245 Nova Albion, San Rafael, CA 94903. The family would like to express special thanks to the staff of Nazareth House were Dorothy received excellent loving care during the last few years of her long life.

Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Nov. 25, 2012
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