WO1 Daniel C. Corby was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/31/2008 at the age of 62.3
Woodinville, WA
Flight Class 69-41
Date of Birth 07/02/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 336 AHC in 70-71
Call sign in Vietnam THUNDERBIRD 9
This information was provided by Ross Fay

More detail on this person: Daniel Charles CORBY, Jr. Born July 2, 1946 in San Francisco, CA; died October 31, 2008 in Woodinville. Loving father of and survived by Mike, Kai Bond (Erik), Dan and Malia Corby, and their mother Brenda Gomez. Also survived by his father, Daniel Corby Sr., and his siblings, Pat Weber (Bill), Peggy Lyons (Greg), and Mike Corby; and their families.

Funeral Memorial will be celebrated Friday, November 7th, at 10:00 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church, 6201 33rd Ave. N. E., Seattle. Interment, Calvary Cemetery.

Please sign the online guestbook at Hoffner Fisher & Harvey.

Dan was 62 in July. He grew up in Seattle. Went to Assumption Catholic Parish and graduated from Seattle Prep in 1964. Dan Graduated from Seattle University undergrad and Gonzaga Law School and University of Washington MBA program. Dan flew with PAN AM while in school.

Dan was a highly decorated Army Helicopter Pilot serving his nation proudly in Vietnam flying many missions and receiving the Bronze and Silver Stars, two Purple Hearts and three Distinguished Flying Crosses (some two dozen medals in all, having been shot down three or four times).

In the spring of 1975 he joined Dean Witter & Co. Over the past few years Dan was not without his health and medical issues but most recently was battling back and was hopeful and optimistic about the future. He was so delighted and proud to give his daughter Kai away to her new husband and childhood sweetheart Eric Bond this past August 4th and to see his son Michael graduate from College this past spring and seeing his son Danny being accepted into a special music program at Western WA. Univ. and for Malia working and moving forward with her Associates Degree at Bellevue College.

Dan and I were high school classmates, but made our way to Army Aviation independently.

From: Ross Fay

Burial information: Calvary Cemetery.

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