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Doris Anson "Dan" Newby

 

Last updated 3/12/2020 at 11:22am



Doris Anson “Dan” Newby, formerly of Brevard, passed away peacefully at age 99, March 2, 2020, surrounded by his loving family at his home at Park Vista Retirement Community in East Moline, Ill.

Born Nov. 19, 1920, in Greenville, Ill., he was the son of Dallas and Nancy Moore Newby. He married Doris J. (Jeanne) Gwyn Sept. 12, 1941, in Reno, Ill.

He was a flight instructor and navigator on the Superfortress B-29 in the Army Air Corps during World War II, and attended Michigan State University after the war, receiving a degree in forestry.

A kind and gentle man, he thought for himse...



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