Obituary: Earl (Dwain) Parrish |

Obituary: Earl (Dwain) Parrish

Earl (Dwain) Parrish
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Earl (Dwain) Parrish

July 22, 1930 – November 12, 2020

Earl (Dwain) Parrish passed away Nov 12, 2020 at Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, Casa Grande AZ. Dwain was born July 22, 1930 in Chandler AZ. He graduated from Chandler High School where he met Elma (Joyce) Gosage. They were married July 13, 1949.

They had 2 children, Lynette Cloer (Robert) of Casa Grande AZ and Lonnie Parrish of Lincoln City OR. They moved to Colorado Springs in 1954. They moved to Casa Grande after he retired from Trapper Mining CO. in Craig CO. where he was employed for 30 years. His wife Joyce and 2 grandchildren, his brother and 2 sisters preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son, daughter, 5 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

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The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

A Celebration of life will be held next summer in Craig, CO.

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