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View a eulogy for Linwood Earl Blackburn, USMA '69, who passed away on December 17, 2020.

Linwood Earl Blackburn

West Point, 1969

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Bill Bahr, USMA '69 on January 17, 2021:

From the "Howitzer" -- 1969

LINWOOD EARL BLACKBURN, Norwalk, Connecticut, D-2

"Swift and Strong" was the description given to Lindy as Joe Palone's starting left fullback for two years, but this description falls far short of being complete. Lindy not only has the ability, but far more important, he has the determination to do well, in soccer, or anything else he tries. Unfortunately, Lindy seemed to leave a little of this determination on the doorstep when he trudged into Thayer hall. In spite of this, he never had a problem, or a care, and he made it through with a single idea in mind -- to win. No one doubts that he will.

Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1; Ski Patrol 3, 2, 1; Ski Instructor 3, 2, 1. Armor.

USMA classmate, may you rest in peace.


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