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Douglas J. Pherson

PHERSON, DOUGLAS J., 35, passed away at his home in Rock Springs, WY on April 5, 2018. He was born in Miami and graduated from Miami Palmetto High School and Florida Atlantic University. He was a hard-working, dedicated employee of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and had previously worked for Publix, the Miami Museum of Science and the City of Rock Springs, WY. An accomplished outdoor photographer, he had recently begun to exhibit his photographs for which he had won several awards. Doug was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and attended many air shows. He had this great love for the national parks, which were the subjects of his many photo shoots. Doug is survived by his parents, Mary and Jim Pherson of Palmetto Bay; his brother, Brian; his aunts, Sue Powell (Jerry), Judy Nolan (Steve) and Judy Calhoun; cousins, Lisa and Michelle; and uncle, Pat McGeever. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Louis Catholic Church at 11:30 AM Saturday, April 21, 2018 with a viewing at 10:30 AM in the chapel. Contributions in Doug's memory may be made to the National Park Service.

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