Oak Ridge Memorial Park

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  James C Macauley July 6, 1899 – July 1, 1973 Esther C Macauley May 17, 1900 – Feb 9, 1973   http://maps.google.com/maps?q=oak+ridge+memorial+park+san+jose&hl=en&ll=37.298257,-121.863512&spn=0.000557,0.000669&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.956929,87.626953&hnear=Norman+Y.+Mineta+Hwy&t=h&z=21

John J. Macauley

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John Joseph Macauley John passed away peacefully on November 10, 2009 after an extended illness.  At his side were his wife and three sons.  John was born in San Francisco on February 12, 1928, where he grew up and attendedPolytechnic High School (’45).  After graduation, he joined the US Army where he served in Korea.  He returned home to attend UC Berkeley (BS ’51).  For the next 39 …

Uncle Jim

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Memorial at the Greer-Macauley monument in Cypress Lawn James Walter Macauley (1924-2002) The way I heard it from Dad, Uncle Jim was encouraged to go from ROTC to the California Guard… to avoid being deployed to war.  We certainly see these days that the Guard is not a way to serve with less risk. The …