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Elijah Lair

ROCK FALLS – Elijah D. Lair, 29, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, July 4, 2010, at his home.

He was born June 19, 1981, in Sterling, the son of Douglas Eugene and Candice Sue (Lawson) Lair.

He was self- employed in the repair and rebuilding of computers and computer systems.

Surviving are his mother, Candice Lawson Lair of Rock Falls; his father Douglas (Greta) Lair of Nova Scotia, Canada; his brother, Isaac Lair of Rock Falls; his paternal grandmother, Elaine Sills of Sterling; his aunts, Sharon Lawson of Rock Falls, Denise (John) McFadden of Rock Falls, and Maria Lawson Garza; his special friend, Melissa Kinnaman; and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Peggy (Robert) Keigley; maternal grandfather, Jack S. Lawson; stepgrandfather, BG Sills; and two uncles, Gary (Kathy) Lawson and Neil Lawson.

A gathering of friends and family will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1002 12th Ave., Rock Falls.

A brief memorial service will follow.


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