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QUAY, JOSEPH C.; January 26, 2014; age 91; peacefully at home in Bloomfield Hills. Graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1944 from Princeton University, earning his Bachelor of Science in Economics. Proud veteran of the U.S. Naval Air Corp., W.W.II. Longtime CEO of Plymouth Steel Corporation, retiring in 1985. Beloved husband of the late Mary Ellen (nee Bothwell) for 36 years. Dear father of Elizabeth Quay Andrews (Mark E., III) and John Bothwell Quay (Martha J.); also survived by five grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. Brother of the late Elizabeth Quay Merwin. Family funeral arrangements will be held privately. Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes to Beaumont Children's Hospital, 3601 W. 13 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48073 A.J. Desmond & Sons (248)549-0500. View obituary and share memories at
Published in The Oakland Press on Feb. 2, 2014
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