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Duane LaClair

November 18, 1962 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 57)


Duane LaClair, 57, passed away on August 20, 2020. He was born November 18, 1962 in California.  He had 34 years in combined public service for the Akron Water Department/ARAQMD and had over 35 years of military service with the Air Force, Army Reserves. Duane enjoyed grilling on the BBQ, staying physically fit and studying history. He loved God, his country, his family and is a member of Community Church of Portage Lakes. 

Duane was dearly loved by his family and will be missed by his wife, Colleen; and son, Jack Loren Newman.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at Community Church of Portage Lakes, 3260 Cormany Rd., Akron, OH 44319 on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Safe social distancing practices should be followed and masks are required.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Greater Cleveland Fisher House, 21886 Seabury Ave., Cleveland, OH 44126, in memory of Duane (helping military families during medical crisis). 

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Celebration of Life Service
August 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Community Church of Portage Lakes
3260 Cormany Rd
Akron, Ohio 44319

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