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IN MEMORY OF CAPTAIN

JOHN

FERGUSON

MAY 23, 1922 — JUNE 7, 2003 John Ferguson, the first President of TARPA, was born in Brechin, Scotland. He came to the United States with his family when he was four years old. He flew for both the RAF and the USAAF during World War II and completed eighty-nine missions. John was a pilot for twenty years with TWA and was an investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board for twelve years. John served as President of the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging after retirement. He loved to fly, sail, play golf, read and study the Bible. John was honored by a most moving burial ceremony in a new military Cemetery a bagpiper played as we arrived and after I was given the flag, and taps was played, two pilots who had World War II planes flew over in a missing man formation. His wife Abby, daughters Janice, Barbara and, Edie, grandchildren Nicky and Elicia, brother Bill and his dog Geordi survive him. by Abby Ferguson

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Magazine of TWA Active Retired Pilots Assn.

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