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Dallas McKee Frazer

January 30, 1935 ~ November 30, 2018 (age 83)

Dallas M. Frazer, 83, passed away November 30, 2018.  He was born in Denver, Colorado on January 30, 1935.  Dallas volunteered for the United States Army in 1953.  During basic training at Ft. Riley, Kansas, he was the highest ranked performer in his Company’s physical fitness program where he set a Company record for the 300-yard dash.  The Army, recognizing his physical abilities, sent him to stenographer’s school at Ft. Benjamin, Harrison, Indiana.  He was stationed with the 2nd Armored Division in Bad Kreuznach, Germany, where he became editor of all the publications disseminated from Division Headquarters.

After honorable discharge from the Army Dallas attended the University of Colorado.  He graduated in 1959 with a degree in Business Management.  Dallas starred in C.U.'s annual musical production in his senior year and continued to provide excellent vocal performances for 50 years. Foremost among his leading roles were Billy Bigelow in “Carousel”; Tommy Albright in “Brigadoon”; and Daddy Warbucks in “Annie”.  The majority of his working life was spent in management roles with the New York Life Insurance Company.

Dallas was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Linda Ann Frazer. He is survived by their daughters Janelle Frazer (Rob) and Michelle Frazer (Terry); grandson, Sean Matson; and granddaughter, Emily Paulston.

Services with military honors will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery on December 17 at 10 a.m. followed by a reception shortly after. Remembrance donations to fund performing arts may be made to the Dallas Frazer Memorial Account at Bank of America Enumclaw Branch: account #138117508037; or to the CareVan Services through Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation, PO Box 905, Enumclaw, Washington 98022 or 360-802-3206.

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