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John Robert Duff (Oak View, CA) Following a long and courageous battle with cancer, John Robert Duff, 53, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Born September 24, 1959 in Laguna Beach, California, John was the sixth of ten children born to John and Glaphry Duff. After graduating from Fallbrook High School in 1977, John entered the fire service in Fallbrook , California and was later hired by Ventura City Fire Department. During his 30-year tenure, John served as a technical rescue coordinator, urban search and rescue director, fire engineer, and captain at Station 5 for 15 years. An avid fisherman and hunter, John loved the...
John Robert Duff (Oak View, CA)

Following a long and courageous battle with cancer, John Robert Duff, 53, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Born September 24, 1959 in Laguna Beach, California, John was the sixth of ten children born to John and Glaphry Duff.

After graduating from Fallbrook High School in 1977, John entered the fire service in Fallbrook , California and was later hired by Ventura City Fire Department. During his 30-year tenure, John served as a technical rescue coordinator, urban search and rescue director, fire engineer, and captain at Station 5 for 15 years.

An avid fisherman and hunter, John loved the outdoors and lived his life with vigor. Even through his illness, John brought continuous joy to all who knew him. John is survived by his wife, Diana, and their three children: Benjamin, Hanna, and Caleb. He is preceded in death by his father John Cummings Duff (Lt. Col, USMC, Ret.)

John will be laid to rest on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 3pm at Grace Lutheran Church 6190 Telephone Rd. in Ventura with the internment to follow at Ivy Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, it was John's wish that donations be made to the Firefighter Cancer Support Network: http://fcsn.net/donate or mail: FCSN 2600 W. Olive Ave., 5th Floor, Burbank, CA 91505

A public visitation will be held on Wednesday February 20, 2013 from 2 PM to 5 PM at Charles Carroll Funeral Home, 15 Teloma Dr. Ventura CA. (805) 642-8134

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