In memory of
James L. Baur
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In memory of
James L. Baur
James L. Baur, 74 Nov. 27, 1944 - July 23, 2019, of Jacksonville, Fla. James L. Baur, 74, of Jacksonville, FL.was born in Boston to the late John and Hildagarde Baur. He attended PS 8, Tottenville HS, College of SI, City College, and Richmond College and served in the US Coast Guard. Jim retired from teaching Social Studies and Math at IS 24 and IS 34. He was a member of the Richmond County Yacht Club and served as treasurer. Jim is remembered for his storytelling, jokes, good cooking, music, loyal friendships, interest in politics and his many adventures. An avid long distance sailor, he sailed across the Atlantic in a 29' sailboat, had many offshore and intracoastal waterway adventures as well as The Great Loop Inland Waterway. He also enjoyed biking, hiking, canoeing, reading and motorhoming through the USA and Canada from Mexico to Alaska. He took many long distance bike tours, including a solo trip cross country, and hiked the Camino de Compostella across Spain. He constructed and owned a Pre-school in Huguenot. Jim was very caring, loving, generous and supportive to family, friends, and especially good with children. He was predeceased by his loving parents, and his brother, John and is survived by Anne, his wife of 43 years; brothers, Thomas and William, and numerous relatives and friends. Read more at https://www.jacksonvillememorygardens.com Photo Slideshow: https://vimeo.com/350825817 Memoirs: www.billbaur.com/public/article/Reminiscences2.pdf and www.billbaur.com/public/article/WhatIDidOverSummerVacation.pdf
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In memory of
James L. Baur
James L. Baur, 74 Nov. 27, 1944 - July 23, 2019, of Jacksonville, Fla. James L. Baur, 74, of Jacksonville, FL.was born in Boston to the late John and Hildagarde Baur. He attended PS 8, Tottenville HS, College of SI, City College, and Richmond College and served in the US Coast Guard. Jim retired from teaching Social Studies and Math at IS 24 and IS 34. He was a member of the Richmond County Yacht Club and served as treasurer. Jim is remembered for his storytelling, jokes, good cooking, music, loyal friendships, interest in politics and his many adventures. An avid long distance sailor, he sailed across the Atlantic in a 29' sailboat, had many offshore and intracoastal waterway adventures as well as The Great Loop Inland Waterway. He also enjoyed biking, hiking, canoeing, reading and motorhoming through the USA and Canada from Mexico to Alaska. He took many long distance bike tours, including a solo trip cross country, and hiked the Camino de Compostella across Spain. He constructed and owned a Pre-school in Huguenot. Jim was very caring, loving, generous and supportive to family, friends, and especially good with children. He was predeceased by his loving parents, and his brother, John and is survived by Anne, his wife of 43 years; brothers, Thomas and William, and numerous relatives and friends. Read more at https://www.jacksonvillememorygardens.com Photo Slideshow: https://vimeo.com/350825817 Memoirs: www.billbaur.com/public/article/Reminiscences2.pdf and www.billbaur.com/public/article/WhatIDidOverSummerVacation.pdf
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