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Duane "Cap" Carpenter


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Duane "Cap" Carpenter
Resident of Placerville
Duane "Cap" Carpenter passed away on July 4, 2017 in Placerville, CA. He was 90. Mr. Carpenter was born on July, 31, 1926 in Hughesville, PA., and was preceded in death by son Michael Presley. He is survived by his wife, Joanne, his son Donald Carpenter, daughters Melanie Fameli and Deborah Presley, six grandchildren and three great granddaughters.
After serving in the Army/Air Force at the end of World War II, Mr. Carpenter worked as a photo journalist for several newspapers and TV stations in the Sacramento and Bay Area including the San Jose Mercury News. He retired in 1994 after working at the Mercury for many years. Mr. Carpenter was an Elk and he loved to travel with his 5Th wheel but his primary passion was photography and he always had a camera with him wherever he went. He will be remembered through his many photographs.


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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Sept. 13, 2017
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