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Andrew Purnell Jr.

June 20, 1934 - March 20, 2020

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Andrew Purnell Jr. was the son of Andrew Purnell Sr. and Louise Bell.  He was born June 20, 1934 in Chicago Illinois.  He attended Tilden Technical High School in Chicago Illinois.  In addition to studying, he was a member of the concert band where he played clarinet.  He attended Illinois State University after graduating in 1952.  While at Illinois State, he worked to pay his college expenses.  He also participated in intramural...  see more
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    Andrew, Barbara (his sister) and I attended Christian Science Sunday School, held at Gillespie School for several years. Later, we connected via the Gillesppie Reuniion. He always exhhibited a calm and dignified demeanor that I admired. I considered...  more
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