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Savage, Mark A. Jr.

Mark A. Savage U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
Mark A. Savage U.S. Army Air Corps WWII

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Date of Birth: 5/26/1922
Died On: 5/4/1997
Street Address: 59 Florence Avenue
Service Number: 12075317
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps-WWII

Veteran Code: USAAC-144

Mark A. Savage was born in New York in 1922. In Rye his family lived at 59 Florence Avenue and were members of the Church of the Resurrection. Mark enlisted and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Mark A. Savage COLUMBUS Mark A. "Doc" Savage, 74, died May 4 from injuries sustained in an aviation accident in Marion. A native of Harrison, N.Y., he was a 50-year resident of Columbus. He was a graduate of Kent State University and served as a fighter pilot during World War II. A retired corporation pilot, he was most recently the pilot for Hadler Realty. He was an author and publisher and was a member of the P-51 Mustang Pilots Association, the Air Force Association and Experimental Aircraft Association. He also served as State of Ohio Governor of the Soaring Society of America. While employed by the Ohio Department of Aviation, he was instrumental in establishing many county airports. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; four sons, Randy (Beth), Delaware, Rick (Laumpoon), Omaha, Neb., Russ, Columbus, and Rod (Laura), Dublin; a daughter, Peggy Lou Savage, Columbus; four brothers; two sisters; and six grandchildren. A remembrance service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Med Flight Hanger at Don Scott Field, followed by a time of food and fellowship. The family will receive friends 1-4 p.m. Shuttle service from OSU Airport is available. Arrangments were handled by George Rodman of the Ohio Cremation and Memorial Society. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mark A. "Doc" Savage Memorial Fund, in care of Star Bank, 1991 W. Henderson Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220.

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