L. Dale Draper



L. Dale Draper died at home, August 18, 2007 in Medford, Ore., at age 77.



Dale is survived by his beloved wife, Shirley, of 56 years, two daughters, Laurie Norrish (Ron), Sandy Yokum (Dale), as well as his three granddaughters, Christina, Jacqueline, Amanda, and two step-grandchildren, Loni and Chance.



He was preceded in death by his son, Steve, and brother, Jim, as well as his parents, Earl and Ethel Draper



Dale retired from Consolidated Freightways after 27 years in various management positions. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing and after retiring, wood working.



Dale and Shirley enjoyed traveling the country before his health worsened. Meanwhile, he was active in local government. Prior to moving to Medford, he was on the Phoenix Planning Commission and voted onto their City Council (by a write-in vote).



A memorial will be held at Hillcrest Memorial Chapel on September 7, 2007 at 1:00 p.m.



In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Asante Hospice, 2960 Doctors Park Drive, Medford, OR, 97504.



Arrangements by: Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary, Medford, Ore.. (541)773-6162