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Edward Condo

Edward Craig Condo, aka Cherry, now rests in the arms of angels after a long, painful battle. He passed away in his home on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. He was 63.

A gathering of family and friends to share stories, memories and celebrate his life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at North Columbia Schoolhouse, 17894 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, Calif.

Edward was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 10, 1949, to Edward Condo and Margaret Locke.

As a veteran of the Vietnam War, Ed received the Air Medal and the Army Commendation Medal for his meritorious achievement while serving his country in the U.S. Army. He was an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Local (VFW). He first came to the local community in 1974 and returned to settle down and make Nevada County home in 1977. His greatest joy was creating things with his hands. He loved woodworking and gardening. An avid outdoorsman, he shared his passion for camping and fishing with his children and friends.

He is survived by his children, Fantasy (Kenneth) Gentner and Sammi Condo; sisters, Shelley Barlow, Marion Colburn, Sheri Condo and Angela Dunscombe; brothers, Chris Condo and Frank Condo; grandchildren, Ryan Gentner, Kyle Gentner, Brooke Gentner and LeRoy Aguirre.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret Locke and Edward Condo and sister, Claudia Davis.

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