John E. Curtis, Retired Air Force Major.

Resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado since 1983.

Born 11 June 1939 at San Bernardino, California.

Father: Edwin P. Curtis

Mother: Thelma Ruegg Curtis

Graduate of San Bernardino High School, class of 1957. Graduate of the University of Redlands, Redlands, California, class of 1962. Served for 21 years in the United States Air Force.

Survivors: sister Shirley Jones, niece Tressa Garner, nephew William C. James of Huntsville, Utah.

There was a cremation.

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  1. The Buckley SFB military Retiree Activities Office (RAO) would like to offer our sincere condolences and our gratitude for Maj Curtis’ 21 years of service to our country in the Air Force. If you would like help with any matters related to casualty assistance, Defense Finance & Accounting Service, Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), Veterans Affairs (VA), etc. you can contact our office on Buckley SFB at 720-847-6693 or The RAO is staffed by volunteers, all military retirees themselves, and our sole purpose is to provide assistance to any military retirees and surviving spouses/family members with anything related to their military service and/or benefits, in particular during difficult times such as this. We are deeply sorry for your loss.

    Steve Young
    Lt Col, USAF, Ret
    Director, Buckley SFB RAO

  2. I just missed my annual year end phone call with Jack and will from now on. My condolences to his survivors. We were best friends in San Bernardino in the two years I lived there, 1952-1953 and kept in touch the next 70 years. Rest in peace, Jack

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