Posts Posts by: "Carl Davaz"

n Saturday, Nov. 11, The Register-Guard published a special “Salute To Veterans” section. The cover was a photograph I had made years ago at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. Later in the day I received an email message from Eugene reader Donald Bradshaw, who saw the picture and wanted to get…(Read More)

Mom in Montana

By | | Miscellany

Mildred M. Davaz turned 93 on July 7. She has lived in Bozeman since 2012 and spends her time missing her extended family and trying to remember the events of her life…(Read More)

Mildred and Carl Davaz were never happier than after they moved into their house in 1978. Kim Davaz had just planted a rhododendron in the right corner of the flower bed in front. Carl died in 2012. Mildred will turn 90 on July 7, 2013. When we were young, our Army family was always on…(Read More)

It’s been a little over a year since our relationship with Gary’s Rooter & Plumbing Service — “Day or Night, The Price is Right” — began. Our project specialists featured Ken, Jeff, Josh and Frank on Dartmoor Drive in Eugene, Oregon, during the week of Sept. 10, 2012. The scene after…(Read More)

hirty years ago, Montana’s Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes tribal council voted to permanently protect the Mission Mountains as wilderness. The Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness became the first such designation ever made by a Native American tribe in the history of the country. That same year, Peter Stark, Steve Woodruff and I camped…(Read More)

Eliot hauls in a pass from Oregon’s David Kafovalu. Eliot loves sports and particularly Oregon football. He joined hundreds of kids from the community and a bunch of Duck football players on Saturday, May 12, at the Moshofsky Center in Eugene. The Ducks’ Hroniss Grasu watches Eliot break through the defensive barriers…(Read More)

Col. Carl G. Davaz, USA (Ret.), was buried with military honors at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Wash., on Monday, March 5, 2012. Mildred Davaz and son, Doug, during the religious services in honor of Col. Carl G. Davaz, USA (Ret.), at the Tahoma National Cemetery…(Read More)

It’s just about 2012. About a year ago I called Brian to see if he wanted to go to lunch. We met at the Metropol Bakery down on Willamette St., had a quick visit and a sandwich. As ever, we made jokes about practically nothing and laughed. We had done that, off-and-on…(Read More)

Return from Afghanistan

By | | Family

Lt. Col. Neil Reilly greets his father, Col. Neil Reilly to the applause of people in the stands during the second half of the Temple-Penn State football game in Philadelphia. The family had a special day in Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, when son, brother, husband and father Lt. Col. Neil Reilly came…(Read More)