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  • Robert B. Sutton

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  • Robert B. Sutton, 88, of Medford, Ore. passed away peacefully April 3, 2013 at the Providence Medford Medical Center. Born in Nora Springs, Iowa, he was the son of the late Earl Albert and Minnie Catherine Sutton. He attended Nora Spring High School and graduated from the University of Iowa, Radiologic Technology Program, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Cedar Valley Hospital, Charles City, Iowa. He entered the United States Armed Forces, Army, A Company, 30th Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division in 1943, Rock of the Marne, San Francisco, "Franciscian" Unit. A highly decorated WWII Veteran with three Purple Hearts, Bronze Star, Silver Star, Combat Infantry, Bronze Arrow Heads for the battle fields of Anzio and Southern France, Presidential Unit Citations and French Decorations Fleur de Guere, and served combat missions as a Squad Leader and light machine gunner in the European Theaters: Northern Africa, Anzio, Italy, and Southern France. He moved to Southern Oregon in 1947 with his wife to begin his career at the historical Medford Community Hospital and the Rogue Valley Medical Center working as Chief Diagnostic Radiological Technician for 40 years, retiring in 1988.
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