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G. Robert McCay

August 17, 1921 June 9, 2007
G. Robert McCay
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PEORIA-G. Robert McCay, 85 of Peoria, died at 11:20 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at his home. Born August 17, 1921 in Calumet City, IL to Charles O. and Eva Zimmer McCay. He married Mildred E. Lutticken on November 13, 1948 in Peoria. She died on January 10, 1993 in Peoria. He was also preceded in death by 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Surviving are three daughters, L. Christine McCay of Silver Spring, MD, Margaret A. McCay of Millburn, NJ and Jean Anne McCay of Springfield, IL; and several nieces and nephews. He was an Engineering graduate of Purdue University. He first worked for Lago Oil & Transport Co., Ltd. of Aruba, Netherlands, West Indies and for Gates Rubber Co. of Denver, CO, last working in sales for Caterpillar, Inc. for 37 years before retiring in 1983. He was a member of First Federated Church and the Optimist Club of Peoria. Friends may pay their respects at the visitation at First Federated Church from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13th. Cremation rites accorded. Private services for inurnment of ashes will be in the church columbarium at a later date. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions may be made to the Purdue Foundation, School of Mechanical Engineering, 403 W. Wood St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2007. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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