Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried

29 Aug 1945 - 19 Dec 2001

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Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried

29 Aug 1945 - 19 Dec 2001
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Grave site information of Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried (29 Aug 1945 - 19 Dec 2001) at American Fork Cemetery in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States from BillionGraves

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Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried

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Died:

American Fork Cemetery

601-699 Alpine Hwy
American Fork, Utah, Utah
United States

Epitaph

"I hope there will be fishing in Heaven"

Headstone Description

Beloved Father & Husband
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SouthPawPhilly

June 27, 2011
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October 15, 2014
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April 8, 2020
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June 26, 2011

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Life timeline of Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried

1945
Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried was born on 29 Aug 1945
Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried was 12 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried was 20 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
1977
Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried was 32 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried was 37 years old when Michael Jackson's Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, was released. Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried was 49 years old when The Rwandan genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from 7 April to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees.
Dennis Lee 'Buck' DeGraffenried died on 19 Dec 2001 at the age of 56
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