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The Passing of “Mac” Dube

By   /   April 30, 2014  /   1 Comment

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We at Cactus Thorns offer our condolences to the Dube family and to Pat.

“Mac” Dube passed away on Tuesday.

He was a figure of prominence in 29 Palms and will be missed.

I can recall when I was a young captain out in the “boonies” of the training area of MCAGCC meeting, then to me, bird colonel “Mac” Dube.

I then got to know him again once I was a council-member.

I think it fair to say that the city will be a little less now that he is gone.

“Mac” I wish you fair winds and following seas in your new Life – I will miss you.

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Steve Spear

Former 29 Palms City Council member from 2002 through 2010. Graduate of Villanova University with a BA majoring in criminal justice. Served in the United States Marine Corps from 1977 through 1990 attaining the rank of Major in the Marine Corps Reserves.

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  1. idavidgraficks idavidgraficks says:

    Mac was a major political force (all by himself) in the Bolo/Rail-Cycle MegaDump fight. He was great supporter of Kathy Davis in her quest for 1st District Supervisor (which she attained). He also weighed in on the Eagle Mountain MegaDump fight later on. He was one of the best aspects of 29 Palms for several decades. RIP Mac.

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