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Thomas Lee Dunlavey

1943 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Thomas Lee Dunlavey Obituary
On June 18, 2017, Thomas Lee Dunlavey peacefully slipped the bonds of this earth to join the Lord. Tom was born in Buffalo, New York on September 12, 1943 to E. Milton Dunlavey and Mary Savanna (Colburt) Dunlavey. Olean, New York was Tom's hometown his entire childhood.
After graduating from Arch Bishop Walsh High School, Tom attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering. Tom remained in Milwaukee for the next 22 years working for the Mayor, overseeing the Model City Program.
Tom then moved to Prescott, Wisconsin, where he served as a manager for West Coast Solid Waste Management in Hastings, Minnesota for 10 years.
Tom spent the next 20 years in Evanston, Wyoming trading stocks on-line and was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. Due to failing health, Tom moved to Riverside, California in early 2016, to be close to his family. Tom was a devout Catholic and helped out in the church in different capacities throughout his life.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by brothers, Jim (Cindy) Dunlavey, and John Dunlavey; niece Deborah (Rob) Van Zanten; nephew Brian Dunlavey and great-nephews Brandon & Bailey Van Zanten.
Published in Press-Enterprise on June 23, 2017
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