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13 Jul 2009


PAW PAW – Douglas A. Murray, 55, of Paw Paw, MI. passed away at home, Monday morning, July 13, 2009, with his family at his side. Doug was born October 29th, 1953, in West Branch, MI, the son of Alan and Loa Murray.

Doug is survived by his loving wife of 28 years Phyllis, four beautiful daughters Danika Murray, Emma Vanderweele, Lillian Murray, and Loretta Murray, his mother and father and his siblings JoAnn VanOosten, Jean Witzke, Bob Murray, and Gail Simpson.

Doug was a passionate and widely sought after organic agricultural consultant with tremendous knowledge and experience to lead farmers into a greener world.

Doug was also a long time member of the MOFFA board of directors and an active participant in the MI organic movement. He will be deeply missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted to help defer funeral costs.

Donations can be mailed to The Murray Family, 45670 64th Ave. Paw Paw. MI 49079

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