CPT Richard "Dick" J. Colby was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/14/2007 at the age of 61.1 from Lung Cancer
Utica, NY
Date of Birth 02/09/1946
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
Served in Vietnam with HMM-263 in 67-68
This information was provided by Summer 2007 PopASmoke

More detail on this person: CPT Colby had been waiting for a lung transplant for quite some time, but had to deal with many medical setbacks and couldn't quite get back into shape for the precedure. Dick was one of the good guys, a great pilot, fun to be around, and he will be missed.

From: Gordon

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