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Obituary: Wallace B. Thomson

Wallace B. Thomson (Wally) aged 92, passed away peacefully on Dec. 28, 2009, in Prescott, Ariz.

Wally lived in Prescott with his wife of 20 years, Myrtle (Greenwood Mullen) and was a resident of Northridge, Calif., for 40 year before that.

He is survived by his wife; son Bruce Thomson; daughter Barbara Thomson; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and John Aalto; grandson William Aalto.

Wally was very active and engaged in life up until he suffered a stroke, three weeks before his passing.

He served as a Marine Corps fighter pilot in the South Pacific during WWII then married Emma Jane Beale of Big Springs, Texas. They enjoyed 38 years together.

Wally worked in aerospace for most of his career. He was awarded six patents and retired from Boeing as Engineer of the Year. Wally was generous, thoughtful, curious and kind. He is deeply missed by his many friends and family.

The family was cared for by Heritage Memory Mortuary in Prescott, Ariz.

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