Roger “Mac” McGlauflin, of Duvall, passed away at Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. He was 72 years old.
Mac was born on September 7, 1940, in Mount Vernon, Wash., the son of George and Pauline McGlauflin. He was raised in the Bow/Edison area and graduated from Burlington-Edison High School.
Mac was on the 1959 basketball team that came in second in State. He started out as a heavy duty mechanic, millwright and welder in his younger years. Mac was a 27-year volunteer firefighter for the Duvall Fire Department. He was a reserve police officer for Duvall for 14 years. He was a full time mechanic for Redmond Fire Department for 23 years.
Mac married his grade school sweetheart Ruth Vander Vate on October 9, 1959, in Allyn, Wash.
Mac and Ruth moved to Duvall, Wash., in 1963.
Mac enjoyed traveling, barbequing, setting up the Christmas village and puttering around in his shop. His love for his family came first in his life.
His family and friends will remember his great sense of humor.
Survivors include loving wife Ruth; daughters, Kim Peck of Woodinville, Wash., Kris (John) Muckerheide of Kent, Wash.; sisters, Karen (Mike) Wysk, of Sedro Wooley, Wash. and Virginia McCollom, of Yreka, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Nicole Peck.
A celebration of Mac’s life will held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 3, at Riverview School District Conference Room, 15510 1st Ave NE, Duvall, Wash. Refreshments will follow at the Duvall Fire Dept, 15600 1st Ave NE, Duvall, Wash.
Arrangements are under the direction of Flintofts Funeral Home and Crematory.
Friends are invited to share memories and sign the family’s on-line guest book at www.flintofts.com.