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James Dickson Phillips '43

 
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:51 am    Post subject: James Dickson Phillips '43 Reply with quote

Distinguished alum, war hero, and former baseball captain died earlier this week.
This gentleman was an amazing man.

http://blogs.davidson.edu/memoriam/2017/08/dickson-phillips-jr-43/
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, he was. His son was a DU grad, too. Class of '75.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a touching tribute to an obviously great man, and a "good and faithful servant".
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, thank you for sharing. What a beautifully written obituary about a man who clearly lived an incredible life of service.
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