James Harvey Clark, 84
James Harvey Clark, 84, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, in Edmonds, Wash.
He was born Feb. 16, 1927, to Sylva and James Clark of Elk River. He attended school in Elk River and graduated in 1945. Mr. Clark (“Tickey”) enlisted in the Army and spent most of his time in Europe at radio stations broadcasting to allied troops. He returned to the United States and attended Macalester College and graduated from the University of Minnesota. He was called to serve one more year in the Army, then earned his masters degree and doctorate at Tulane University in New Orleans.
He worked for Lykes Steamship Co. in Europe and lived in Antwerp, Belgium. Upon retirement he lived in South Carolina and then moved to Edmonds, Wash. where he raised raspberries and had a large garden.
His ashes were scattered in Puget Sound, Wash. while friends and relatives attended the service.
He is survived by his wife, Elvera, of Edmonds, and sisters, Vera Peloquin of Elk River and Gladys (Peggy) (Jack) Dahlheimer of Rogers.