Dennis Craig Chitwood

Dennis Craig Chitwood, 56, passed away at his home in Lakehead, Calif., on Feb. 25, 2009.

Dennis died from cancer, caused by exposure to Agent Orange when in the Air Force. He served in the "Pararescue" also known as the Maroon Beret.

Dennis is survived by his wife, Sharon; daughter, Cierra; mother, Barbara Duval; and sisters, Kim Benson and Karin Fischer.

A military memorial was held at Igo Veterans Cemetery in Igo, Calif. A celebration of life followed at Lakeshore Inn in Lakehead, Calif.