1/19/18 Dr. Hargrave died a few days following his 80th birthday with close family in attendance around his bed. He was born in Southern Illinois into a family whose roots extend back before the Revolutionary War in this country and continued the family military tradition by serving in the US Air Force, both as a navigator and a psychologist. He was part of a team of three navigators who moved the training program from Texas to Mather AFB. He completed a BA at Southern Illinois University, an MA at Sacramento State and a Ph.D. at the University of Washington, Seattle. Later in his career, he became a forensic psychologist completing the certification through the American Board of Forensic Psychology. He later served on their national training academy with a specialty in workplace violence. He is the author of 25 professional publications. Upon retirement, he returned to his love of art, exhibiting his work in the northern California area, achieving the status of Master Painter with Northern California Arts. Dr. Hargrave is survived by his wife, Mary, of 48 years and leaves three children, Brad Hargrave of Sebastopol, Kristin Hartung of Houston, and Melissa Lunden of Berkeley. He also leaves six magnificent grandchildren. Services will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (1516 Morse Avenue on February 3 at 1 pm and burial will take place later at the Fair Oaks Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his honor to River Oak Center for Children, 5445Laurel Hills Drive , Sacramento, CA 95841.
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Published by The Sacramento Bee from Jan. 27 to Jan. 29, 2018.