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Edwin Jackson

Fort Collins, Colorado

1941 - 2017 (Age 74)

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Edwin JacksonEdwin Jackson, age 76, passed away September 14 at UC Health Medical Center after a battle with bladder cancer. "Ed" was born in Blackpool, England on July 5, 1941. As a young man, he enlisted with the Royal British Airforce and served from 1959 to 1962. In 1962, Ed moved...

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I'm sorry to hear of the passing of Edwin, I didn't know him well but had the opportunity to work with him at securitas.

Sending love to Andrea, Lindsay and Ashley...XOXOX

i love you dad

For the past 37 years, this man has been family to me, a true brother. He loved and cared for my sister and was an incredibly devoted, wonderful father to his girls. Ed was a hero. He served in the Air force and served as a policeman. He always demonstrated a genuine caring for all those fortunate to have known him. He had a sunny disposition and always saw the good in people. He would not want his departure to bring tears and despair, preferring to be remembered as he was when he was...

I would like to thank Ashley very much for informing this Vietnam veteran about Ed's passing, since I have been residing in Nordic Finland, for the last 45 years.
I never knew Ed in Vietnam, although we both served at the same Long Thanh North army airfield a short distance east of Saigon.
I only met him and got to know him many, many years after the war, thanks to our LTN veterans reunions AND the Internet.
Ed had so many great stories to tell about his colorful aviation...