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Earl Elwin (Mac) McDougal


Last updated 1/11/2018 at 9:43pm

Earl Elwin (Mac) McDougal, 93, son of Otha and Eula McDougal, passed away peacefully at home in Fallbrook, Calif. on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Earl, born in Thermal, Calif. on September 26, 1924, was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Glen, Velda and Marilyn.

Earl was married on March 1, 1947 to Beverly Olling and had three children, Dianne Wartman (Tom) of Tucson, Ariz.; Don McDougal (Pat) of Fallbrook, and Sherri Alford (Ed) of Boise, Idaho. He also had 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Earl and Beverly moved to Fallbrook in 1960 where Earl worked for the San Diego County Road Department as a heavy equipment operator. After retirement, he owned and operated the Three Rivers Real Estate Company for many years. In 1983, Earl and Beverly began building the Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens which continues to operate today after 34 years.

Earl was passionate about Barbershop Quartet music and sang for many years in quartets and the Palomar Pacific Chapter chorus. Earl also was active in the Fallbrook Historical Society, Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary and Volunteer Sheriff's Department.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Fallbrook Historical Society, P.O. Box 1375 Fallbrook, CA 92088; SonRise Christian Fellowship, 463 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook, CA 92028; or old eyeglasses can be donated to the Lion's Club as "the gift of sight" in Earl's name.

There will be a Celebration of Life at the Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens, Beverly Mansion, on Friday, January 12 at 3 p.m.


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