Dr. Victor Westphall Dies

July 22, 2003

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America's Veterans

July 22, 2003 -- America's Veterans has learned that Dr. Victor Westphall, founder of the nation's first Vietnam Memorial at Angel Fire, New Mexico died Tuesday morning, July 22nd. He was America's Veterans Featured Veteran in April 2003.

Our last visit with Dr. Westphall was in June of 2003. We feel blessed to have known him over the years and to have had the opportunity to interview and photograph him for The Living Wall© project.

He is reunited with his son, David, killed at Con Thien in May of 1968 in whose honor the Vietnam Memorial was built.

Contributions in lieu of gifts may be made to the Vietnam Veterans National Memorial, P.O. Box 608, Angel Fire, NM 87710