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It is with great sadness that the family of Paul Andrew Majer
announces his passing away on May 22, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with ALS. Paul will be lovingly remembered
by his wife of 40 years, Linda (LaBarre) and his three children, Paul Andrew Majer II and wife Alysha, Hillary and husband Joe Ciccone and Heather and husband Dan Stokes. Paul will also be fondly remembered by his four grandchildren, Carter, Chloe, Cade, and Juniper. Also, survived by his sister, Christine Strelecki and husband Frank and their three children. Lastly,"man's best friend," Juneau.
Paul was born on March 7, 1949, and grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y. He had an early interest in flying while watching the planes at Kennedy airport which led to his career in aviation. He learned to fly at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla. He graduated in 1972 and then joined the U.S. Air Force for eight years and flew the KC-135 tanker. He then was hired by Wien Air Alaska for four years and flew for them before he was hired by Alaska Airlines. Paul retired in 2013 after a 28-year career. His tenure as Chief Pilot was the longest in Alaska Airline's history.
Paul's burial was at Tahoma National Military Cemetery. His "Celebration of Life" will be at the Museum of Flight on June 11 at 6 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to Linda Majer, at 29315 204th PL SE
Kent, WA 98042, for a special tribute to be done honoring Paul.
Published on June 2, 2017
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