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Darr, Mike b. March 21, 1976 d. February 15, 2002 Major League Baseball Player. Originally a draft pick of the Detroit Tigers, Darr was traded by the Tigers with Mike Skrmetta to the San Diego Padres for Jody Reed on March 22, 1997. He played parts of 3 seasons with the Padres from 1999 to 2001. The opening day starting center fielder in 2001, he hit only two home runs, both of which were game winners against the Mets and the Giants. Great defensively, but lacking power, he was known for a great sense of humor and intensity on the ballfield as...[Read More] (Bio by: Frank Russo) Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park & Mortuary, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Ingalls, George Alan b. March 9, 1946 d. April 16, 1967 Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipient. He received the award posthumously for his actions as a specialist 4th class in Company A, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, US Army, on April 16, 1967, near Duc Pho, South Vietnam (now Republic of Vietnam). He joined the US Army in 1966 and following his initial training, he was sent to South Vietnam where he died in combat at the age of 21 by smothering his body over an enemy grenade that had been thrown into his position. In...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park & Mortuary, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA Plot: Vesperland section, grave A-620