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Bend, Oregon

John William Bradley passed away at the age of 70 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in Bend, Oregon. He was born and raised in Indiana. From there, he went on to be a medic in the Navy but never was called to active war.

He attended Oregon State University where he studied landscape architecture and received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree. John moved to Wilsonville, Oregon and became a landscape architect, running his own business for almost 40 years. His garden was always something to be admired. He was an avid outdoorsman, and a conservationist. He was passionate about living off the land and using what was given to us. For many years he raised pheasants and turned them loose in Dufur, Oregon. Hunting, fishing and gardening were at his core. He was kindhearted and generous, and loved teaching others what he knew.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Olive Eudy; his father, Marshall William Bradley, and a brother, Steven Dan Bradley

He is survived by two sisters, Carolyn Trimpe of Columbus and Nancy Heath of Mt Dora, Fla.; a brother, Robert Marshall Bradley of Las Vegas, NV.; daughters; Sarah Bradley Strohmeyer of Waco Texas, and Melody Zweigart of Bend; and two grandchildren, Gracie Zweigart and Zachary William Zweigart.

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