Francis W. Guilfoyle



Services will be held at a later date for Francis W. Guilfoyle, 61, of Ashland, who died Thursday, October 18, 2007 at the Ashland Community Hospital.



He was born March 27, 1946 in Chicago, Ill., the son of Josephine and James Guilfoyle. He attended several universities for both undergraduate and graduate studies. He served in the United States Marine Corps and received a Purple Heart commendation for injuries suffered while serving in combat during the Vietnam war.



He was a long time resident of the San Francisco Bay area and Reno, Nev.



Mr. Guilfoyle retired and relocated to the Medford area several years ago.



Survivors include six brothers and sisters, Mary Guilfoyle, of Everett, Wash., James K. Guilfoyle Jr. (wife, Patti), of Fontana, Wis., John Guilfoyle, of Everett, Wash., Edith Guilfoyle, of Lake Geneva, Wis., Catherine Guilfoyle, of Simi Valley, Calif., and Susan Festenstein (husband, Martin), of Arlington Heights, Ill.



Arrangements: Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland.