Colonel Paul H. Duray, Sr. , M.D., 74 years, was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 4, 1938 and died on October 8. 2012 in Colorado Springs, Colorado of which he was a longtime resident, he was a former of Westwood, Massachusetts for 31 years.
At age 4, he was a survivor of the attack at Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941.
He was a Pathologist and former Army Reserve doctor. And a member of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.
Paul was a renowned expert on Lyme’s Disease and part of a team at Yale University to discover and diagnose the disease. At the age of 68-70, he returned to uniform and completed multiple tours in Iraq as a flight surgeon, primarily in the Balad/Central Euphrates region.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Esther Duray , two sons, Chuck and Paul Duray; two daughters-in-law, Paula and Amy Duray; 5 grandchildren; Josh, Matt, Samantha, Caroline, and James.
Visitation was held on Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 5:30pm – 7:00 pm at The Springs Funeral Services, 3115 E. Platte Avenue.
Graveside Service was held at 9:15AM, Friday, October 12, 2012 at Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado, Staging Area C.
Arrangements by: The Springs Funeral Services (719) 328-1793.