MAJ Donald R Gooch was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 06/12/2013 at the age of 74.1 from Home accident
Dahlonega, GA
Flight Class 71-4
Date of Birth 05/20/1939
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with F/9 CAV in 69-71
Call sign in Vietnam SABER RED
This information was provided by Brenda McCrary (daughter)

More detail on this person: He fell down some steps at home and broke his neck. He was without oxygen for a long period of time and his heart stopped but he was resuscitated by the EMTs. In accordance with his wishes which were spelled out in his living will and the advice of the doctors, he was removed from the ventilator and he passed within 45 minutes.

On a good note, family was able to fly in from Texas and Germany to be by his side when he passed.

Brenda McCrary

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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