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James DeClusin

Mount Shasta Herald

James Dale DeClusin died peacefully at his home on June 7, 2020 in McCloud California after a long illness.

Jim is survived by his wife Carol of 43 years; his sister Carol; his children: Marie and husband Tim, Brian and wife Deborah, Christine and husband Bret, Tina and husband Don, and Lexi; and 14 grandchildren.

Jim was born in McCloud California on March 2, 1943 to Alice and Kenneth “Buster” DeClusin. He was one of four children.

Jim was a life long mill worker. He retired in 2008. Jim enjoyed many hunting and fishing trips with his lifelong friend Sigurd Sanders. His happiest days were those spent on the coast and fishing for perch at Dad’s Camp in Klamath, California with his wife Carol.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents Alice and Buster; his infant daughter Candice; and his brothers Curtis and Steve.

Jim requested no funeral services. In lieu of flowers his wife has requested a donation be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Mercy Hospice Mt. Shasta.