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Norman Foster Bates, age 78, of Hanover, MD, died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Baltimore-washington Medical Center.
Mr. Bates was born on October 22, 1933 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Mr. Bates moved to Maryland as a young man and was empolyed on the assembly line for General Motors. After leaving General Motors Mr. Bates worked as a teacher for Anne Arundel County. He was an animal lover and enjoyed dog shows and was known for always taking in a stray. He turned his love for animals into a vocation, and found work at the race track as a hot walker.
Mr. Bates is survived by his daughter Debra A. Schultheis of Elkridge, MD.

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