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Remembering
George "Raz" Autry
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This week we celebrate our loved one and friend, George "Raz" Autry. Raz passed, Thursday, April 18, 2012. He will not be forgotten. We love and miss you, Raz.

Tribute To Raz Autry

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jda April 14 2013

Next Thursday, April 18, 2013, is the one year anniversary of my brother, Raz Autry's death. We all miss him. The Autry Family tries to meet at least twice a year; I like to think in part to honor him. The following is an email I sent to my nieces and nephews:

Surely would like to be there with all of you for the “Cousins” luncheon. I think it is so wonderful that you are continuing this. Your Uncle Raz would have been so proud and from my perspective, you are honoring his memory. Family was everything to him.

I have so many stories about Raz. And, many of them are those, “you had to be there” kind. Since Korea is in the headlines, one involving Korea comes to mind. As he always did, most everywhere I was stationed, Raz visited. He always made lasting friends.

In Korea, our top General (a 3 star) thought Raz was the greatest thing since pockets. The General suggested that I take Raz to the DMZ (demilitarized zone) and let him look across into North Korea and see where the Armistice was signed. (An interesting fact: Your Uncle Charles was wounded in Korea on Feb 22. Our Dad died Feb 22 and Meg’s oldest daughter was born on Feb 22)...

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Tribute To Raz

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