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I loved Calley so much, I am about 6 years younger than he was but he was always a person I looked up to. We lived in Chicago when we were kids, and every summer my Mom Ruth ( Calley's Mothers sister) and my brother and sister and I would go to Litchfield for most of the summer. He always took time to talk to me and kid with me it made me feel so good when a teen would

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Posted by: Donna Naghtin Ciasto - Lake Forest, IL - first Cousin   Apr 28, 2013

Please accept our condolences, we know Calvin will be missed by all. We only met Calvin a few times but Calvin gave us many gifts which we still enjoy. The first gift Calvin gave us was his children's friendship. To gauge a man's gifts as a man look to his children. and we found all his children loving, loyal, intelligent and gifted, each in their own way. Calvin's gift of finding artifacts was passed to us through his children this

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Posted by: Jackie and David - Richmond, TX - Friends   Apr 26, 2013

Randy, we are so sorry to hear about the passing of of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Patty, and your family. Even though we never had the pleasure of meeting Calvin, we can see how you developed the fondness for Artifacts and Archaeology.

Having lost someone is a difficult time in your life. May God provide you and your family the strength you need to cope at this difficult time.

Patty and Tony Duran


Posted by: Patty Duran - San Antonio, TX   Apr 20, 2013

Cal's family and my mother's family grew up across the street from one another in Litchfield, Illinois. My Aunt Joyce's future husband Duane was also a neighbor at that time, and he and Calvin were buddies. Calvin heard of Duane's passing in 1985 and after 30 years of no contact, paid a "respect" visit to Joyce. That was the beginning of 28 years of a loving friendship. During those years, Cal was "family" to all my family. We visited, shared

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Posted by: Sherry Haynes - Norman, OK - "Adopted" Neice   Apr 10, 2013

Thanks you for letting us know of Cal's death. We have great memories of your dad.


Posted by: Dale & Sharon Haines - Friendswood, TX - Close friend & co-worker to Dale   Apr 08, 2013

I only knew Calvin for eight years, but trust me it was a great and interesting eight years. Calvin was a man of men, a very good man, we would have very long talks, some about years of yesterday, some of today and some of tomorrow, some of health, government, how to fix the worlds problems. However some of the best talks would be about the Clovis people, or other people of yesteryear. I always looked forward to Calvin's visits

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Posted by: Jack M Conner - Casper, ID - A good friend   Apr 08, 2013

I was so shocked when I heard of Calvin's passing. I am still having trouble knowing that I will not be able to talk to him or see him again. I loved him dearly, His smile laugh and just being himself will be missed . Calvin's Mother was my Mothers sister, and we spent almost every summer in Litchfield when I was young. He always took the time to talk to me, laugh and just be my friend.

I know his

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Posted by: Donna Naghtin, Ciasto - Lake Forest, IL - Cousin,   Apr 08, 2013

One of Dad's favorite Emily Dickinson poems (988)

The Definition of Beauty is
That Definition is none-
Of Heaven, easing Analysis,
Since Heaven and He are one.


Posted by: Sherry Howard Kelly - Bandera, TX - daughter   Apr 06, 2013