John-McClure-Obituary

John M. McClure

Seattle, Washington

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John M. McCLURE John M. McClure, pastor, chaplain, counselor, pilot, painter, passed away February 9 at age 95. John was born December 16, 1915 in Eldon, Iowa. Preceded in death by daughter Ester Davidson, he is survived by five children and his wife of 77 years, Barbara McClure. John was pastor...

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As a graduate of Sundown M Ranch and an occasional return visitor, I remember John with gratitude .and affection. He helped me turn my life around -a life changing event I can never forget! John had the ability to get us to see the big picture of spirituality but always non-judgementally. I'm very lucky he has been part of my life. God bless him and his family!

Dick Manning
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"Sometimes It's hard
to understand why
Someone you love
must be taken away from you." -L. Curtis

I worked at Farrington Court for 3 years. When I first started working there, I met Barbara without John. John had been in rehab at that time. A short time later, I finally got the chance to meet John. What a guy he was! He was sharp and witty. He had great stories to tell if you listened carefully. He was very soft spoken. John would always smile and wave when...

John was my boss and the Director of Treatment at Sundown M Ranch when I started work there in 1977. The therapy principles he taught guided me during a long and successful career as a chemical dependency therapist. He mentored a generation of counselors who have since helped to save the lives of countless thousands of suffering alcoholics.
Richard Hanks
Retired From Triumph Treatment Services