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Calvin L. "Cal" Traylor

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Thank You Calvin for all the help you gave the Sederwall-Sullivan-Graves Investigation. Even though did not believe what we were finding, you still kept making sure we had very scrap of data out there.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

I knew Cal online tracing his/our family Traylor tree.

I met Cal last July in Silver City. A first class man with a wealth of Southwestern History.

Dear Cal - Knew you from the Oral History Club. All of us will miss you.

Steve Sederwall told me the news.

I only had the priveledge of meeting you a year ago but you toughed my life. When I asked not too long ago if Cal had children he answered 'not yet'. We will miss you and you humor. Rest in peace dear friend.

Cal was a good neighbor; he had lots of stories to tell, and I'll miss seeing him walking his dog to the park every day.

Very sorry to hear of your loss. Cal was always a pleasure talking with..Everytime I answered his phone call he would begin by saying "oookay".


Calvin's Obituary

Our dear friend, CALVIN ?CAL? LEE CHARLES TRAYLOR, age 90, of Las Cruces passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015. ?Cal?, as he was fondly known to family and friends was born October 5, 1924 in Melrose, NM to Elmer and Myrtle Traylor and was raised in the Elida, NM He served his country honorably in the United States Navy during World War II. On May 31, 1957 Cal, married the love of his life, Frances Pill and in 1963 they relocated to Las Cruces. Cal was a member of the Rotary Club, Doña Ana County Historical (two time president and life time member) and Archeology Society of Southern New Mexico. Cal and Frances were the owners of an Employment and Business College with Offices in Las Cruces and Alamogordo, along with a Gift and Craft Wholesale Company. His major interest was history, he was considered to be an expert on the life of Pat Garrett; conducting tours of locations where Pat Garrett lived and died. He did major research on the history of the Mesilla Valley, where he and Jarvis Garrett (son of Pat Garett) identified the site where Pat Garrett was assassinated. Survivors include his wife?s niece, Mila Marburg and husband Tad of Los Angeles, CA and her nephew, Dan Peha and wife Mareen of Durango, CO. A Celebration of Life will be delayed until sometime in July. For more information on date, time and location please contact Bob at: [email protected] have been entrusted to the care of Baca?s Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces and Sunset Crematory, 300 E. Boutz Road, 527-2222. Your exclusive provider for ?Veterans and Family Memorial Care?.

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