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DUNCAN P. "Duke" DARIES Obituary
(Retired) COL. DUNCAN P. DARIES "Duke" was born on January 25, 1921 and passed away at age 92, May 12, 2013. Duke was a pilot in the Air Force and flew fighter planes during WWII and the Korean War and later transitioned to B47 and B52 bombers. After retiring from the Air Force with 22 years of service, he worked for UCR and UCLA for another 20 years. His late wife of 61 years and his life-long loving mate, Doris, died in 2005. He was a GREAT father of four children: David, Diane, Donna, and Dennis. His loving grandchildren: Dustin, Dena, Tony, and Devon and great-grandchildren: Delaney, Anthony, Anastasia, and Davison also survive him. Duke loved to play golf, fish, and card games; especially poker with his friends. His kindness and generosity will be missed by all who loved him. There will be a viewing from 11:00am-1:00pm on May 31st at: Preston and Simons Mortuary, 3358 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA. In lieu of flowers, please give a donation to the . PRESTON & SIMONS MORTUARY, Funeral Directors 951-683-7410
Published in Press-Enterprise on May 19, 2013
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