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Duane LeRoy Drydale

June 12, 1937~ April 1, 2019

Duane LeRoy Drydale, 81, joined our Lord and Savior Monday evening April 1, 2019 in the presence of his loving family. Born June 12, 1937, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to Thomas and Violet Madean Drydale and sister Violet Rose (Rosie). Duane and his family moved to Nyssa in 1941, settling in the Cow Hollow area to farm. From a young age Duane loved the outdoors, a passion that stayed with him throughout his life. He was never happier than when he had a fishing pole in hand or camping with his family.

After graduating from Nyssa High School in May 1957, Duane joined the Army and served for two years as an infantryman, spending time in Germany during the Berlin Crisis, and six years in the . . .