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Fred Allison Purcell, Jr.
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Fred was born on February 19, 1949 and passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

Fred was a resident of Austin, Texas at the time of passing.

Fred graduated with the class of 1967 from Harding High School in Oklahoma City, where he excelled academically and athletically, earning All-City honors in basketball and All-State in baseball. He attended the University of Oklahoma on a baseball scholarship and was a member of the OU President's Leadership Class. He also excelled at OU earning his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and following his junior year, he entered dental school at Baylor University.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to all of the wonderful friends and caregivers that offered their love and support. The family will receive friends at an informal gathering to celebrate Fred's life on Saturday, the 28th of July from two o'clock until four o'clock in the afternoon at the Austin Country Club, 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX 78746.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Sinus Cancer Research, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486.

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