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View a eulogy for John Landell McGill, USMA '70, who passed away on June 13, 2011.

John Landell McGill

West Point, 1970

Be Thou At Peace

Posted by Dominick A. Crea on March 17, 2013:

While at "school," Jack (D-1, Corps Squad) and I (F/G-4, Intramural scrub) did not connect.

ADA Officers' Basic, Fort Bliss, TX, August 1970, I connected with this "force of nature" embodied in John Landell McGill. Juarez...

Years pass and in 1988, Jack calls me to see if I had any interest to interview for a position in Chicago for Bagcraft, Inc, where he was the COO. Chicago was cold and the wind biting but Jack and Diane were warm and inviting. I did not get the job but I treasure the two and a but days we spent together.

Jack, I will miss your "Carpi Diem" grip on the here and now but your indomitable spirit will be with me until I reach your current location.

Love you man.

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