Enumclaw resident Harold W. McGuire died Feb. 8, 2014.
He was born July 20, 1925, in Hoquiam, Wash., to Walter and Bea McGuire and recently attended his Hoquiam High 70-year reunion. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, spending two and one-half years on Guam, where he would check torpedo nets in the bay. Following his discharge, he graduated from Grays Harbor College and then went on to Central Washington State College. He spent 30 years with Weyerhaeuser, working in Aberdeen, Wash., and Enumclaw. At the time of his retirement he was the Northwest regional quality control supervisor. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, clam digging and traveling to Hawaii and Alaska. He was proud of being a part of the effort to acquire a building for the Enumclaw Men’s Golf Clubhouse.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years Glow McGuire; children Marcie Belfield and husband Lee, Marilee Garland and husband Rick and Tom McGuire; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brother Walter (Bunny) McGuire.
There will be a celebration of his life in Hoquiam at a later date.
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