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Everett Banfield

Everett C. Banfield, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 29.

In accordance with this wishes there will be no services. His ashes will be scattered privately by his family.

Mr. Banfield was born Feb. 5, 1918, in Austin, Minn. He graduated from Amherst College with a degree in aeronautical engineering. During World War II he was designing planes at Northrup, American Aviation and Curtis Wright in Southern California. In Monterey he set up the engineering process for the well-known Couric Tray Company. In the Carmel area he designed and built private homes. He enjoyed tennis, skiing, sailing and golfing. He was a member of the Tahoe Yacht Club and the Nevada County Country Club. He had his private pilots license, and with his wife, Lucy, as navigator crossed the United States.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy Banfield of Grass Valley; sons Alan of Grass Valley, and Bruce of Franklin, Tenn.; granddaughters Christina and Margaret; daughter-in-law, Kelly; and sister Elizabeth Cole of Pebble Beach.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 12399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.

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