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Dr. John Paul Madison  

Of Frederick, MD, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2018 at Kline Hospice House in Mt. Airy, MD following a two year battle with cancer. Born in Warsaw, NY on March 30, 1941, he was the son of the late Margaret (Fitzgibbons) and Clayton Madison. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Helena Emanatian Madison, brothers Bob and David, his children, Maureen Madison and husband, Tim Brockett, Melissa Madison and husband, Alexander Cruickshank, Mark Madison and Michael Madison, and grandchildren, Colin (Saralyn), Caroline and Helena Cruickshank, Kambria, Noah, Alexis, and Jackson Madison, Jessica and Dylan Madison. He will be missed by his Tennessee Walker, Harley. He was predeceased by his parents and brothers, Paul Skinner and Jim, Leo and Tom Madison. He had a passion for learning and dedicated his life to education. He would have appreciated the coincidence of passing away on Teacher Appreciation Day.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program, 11515 Angleberger Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 ( All services will be private.
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Published in The Washington Post on May 16, 2018
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