CPT Edward "Ron" Ronald Durand was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/20/2006 at the age of 70.0 from Cancer
Phoenix, AZ
Date of Birth 09/09/1936
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
Served in Vietnam with HMM-361 in 63-64

More detail on this person: On September 20, 2006, my brother, E. Ronald (Ron) Durand, lost his brief but ferocious battle with cancer and died at home surrounded by family. Ron was a Marine aviator who flew helicopters in Vietnam with HMM-361 and later flew in the Executive Flight Detachment, HMX-1. For the last eight years he lived in Phoenix, where he started and developed a successful travel health company and enjoyed the friendship of old Marine buddies. Ron defined his life by family, the University of Notre Dame, and the U.S. Marine Corps. We were so proud to bury him at Arlington National Cemetery on November 22, 2006.

Submitted by Barbara Durand of Phoenix, AX.

From: the Spring 2007 Pop A Smoke.

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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