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Jeff F. Johnson

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Jeff F. Johnson

July 11, 1957 — April 21, 2011

Jeff Johnson passed away peacefully in Woodland on April 21, 2011, after a lengthy illness.

Born in Ames, Iowa, on July 11, 1957, Jeff was raised in Davis, and graduated from Davis High and UC Davis. He received his MBA from USC.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Stan and Beth Johnson. He is survived by his loving sisters, Laurie Gagnon and husband Andy of Woodland, Susan Philip and husband Thomas of Davis, and Jody Bukavich and husband Jim of Pennsylvania. He is also survived by five nephews and a large extended family and friends. Jeff was dearly loved and will be missed by all.

The family extends its heartfelt thanks to Jeff’s wonderful caregivers at Alderson’s Convalescent Hospital in Woodland.

A graveside service will begin at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, at Woodland City Cemetery, 800 West St. A reception will follow immediately in Woodland.

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  • Martin OgawaMay 09, 2011 - 2:26 pm

    RIP - Jeff was a very good friend of mine when I was growing up. He lived across the street and we spent the lazy summers in Davis playing just about every sport you could think of from baseball, basketball, bowling, football, golf, wiffle ball and tennis. He could hit a golf ball further than most; hit home runs with his infamous golf swing and had a wiffle ball curve that broke 6 feet. He was a huge sports fan and fierce competitor. My condolences to his very loving family.

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  • Susan Johnson PhilipMay 10, 2011 - 8:38 pm

    Thank you, Martin for your kind words. My brother was always so fond of you and your family. We had wonderful days growing up on Linden Lane! Please give my regards to your family. Love, Sue (Jeff's younger sister)

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  • Ned SenghasJune 22, 2011 - 7:02 pm

    I was very sad to read about Jeff, and my condolences go out to his family. Jeff was my best friend and we grew up together on Linden Lane in Davis. What I remember most about Jeff was just hanging out with him, often with Abby, the family's black lab. Jeff was a very easy person to be with, and we could just be ourselves around each other. His entire family always me feel welcome when I was at their house. I hadn't seen Jeff for many years but that hasn't changed the way I still feel about a great friend. Every July 11, I say to my wife, Today's Jeff's birthday, and I will continue to say that.

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  • Janet ParkerJune 29, 2011 - 9:53 pm

    I am saddened by Jeff's passing. He and his family were kind to me. Only last year when I visited Jeff at Alderson's, I remember how terrific he looked. I could tell he remembered me though he could not speak. I came back this year to visit him again, only he had already passed on. What I feared most came to be. Jeff was no longer there. I was further saddened to read of his loving parents passing. I wish his sister's well and there families as well.

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