Dean Edward May, Entomologist, Memorial Fund

This page is operated by Eric May,  Deans oldest son.

As you may know by now my Father passed away unexpectedly on September 18th while fishing with friends in Colorado. He passed peacefully while asleep in his tent which is a very fitting end for the incredible life that my father lived

My father is survived by his Mother, Lisa. Two children (Eric and Kevin) and his younger brother Gary. 

My brother and I have received an incredible amount of love and support from family and a countless number of my fathers friends (some of over 40 years). It has been incredibly helpful as we process and attempt to grieve with such an unexpected loss. Because of the unexpected timing of the nature of Dad's death we do not have dates or specific locations regarding services at this time. When formalized plans are decided, we will reach out to everyone. I can say that dad will be buried at ​Rose Hills Memorial Park in his hometown of Whittier, California. 

We only created this page at the request of my fathers friends.  We do not have specific needs physically or financially at this time. My brother an I are very independent people, a characteristic instilled in us by our late father.  Again, we do not have an expectation on a certain amount or require anything specific. We are only creating this page by the request of others.  Any donations will go directly and immediately to my brother and I to cover associated costs.

Thank you all very much, my family and I miss my father tremendously and again appreciate all of the love and support you have given us at this time. 


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Eric May 
Plano, TX
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