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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