If you were at the Pentagon or WTC on 9-11 or after and have not filed a victim compensation claim, read the following:
On July 29, 2019, the President signed into law The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The VCF Permanent Authorization Act extends the VCF’s claim filing deadline from December 18, 2020, to October 1, 2090, and appropriates such funds as may be necessary to pay all approved claims. The VCF recognizes that claimants will have many questions about the impact of the legislation on their claims. The VCF is committed to processing claims without interruption and issuing full payments to those who received a reduced award. Additional details about the VCF Permanent Authorization Act can be found here. Please check the following website frequently for updates: https://www.vcfgov/
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David M. Mackay
Posted On: Oct 30, 2019
The Association is saddened to announce the passing of Mr. David Malcolm MacKay, father of retired Battalion Chief William MacKay. His obituary follows:
MACKAY, DAVID MALCOLM
David Malcolm MacKay, 86, of Dunnellon, passed away on October 22, 2019 after a battle with dementia and the residual effects of a stroke. David leaves behind his loving wife of 61 years, Arline; as well as two sons, William (Debbie) of Goochland, Virginia and Bruce (Liz) of Castleton, Vermont. David is also survived by five grandchildren, Patrick, Allison, Trevor, Emmet, and Anna; and two greatgrandchildren, Laural and Jake.
David was born in San Francisco to Malcolm and Margaret MacKay. David graduated with the Class of 1954 from Queens College and went on to serve his country as a member of the US Army. After receiving an honorable discharge, David embarked on a long and distinguished career in the pharmaceutical industry.
David was predeceased by his brother, Gordon. David was raised and lived most of his life in New York. He was a second-generation Mason and served in many capacities in his lodge in New York as well as in Ocala. Retirement brought David and Arline to Florida where they resided for the past 27-years. David was also active in the Ocala Shrine Club where he enjoyed the fellowship and comradery. He was an active fund-raiser and truly enjoyed supporting activities associated with the Shriners Hospital for Children. David remained an active member until thelast few months of his life.
David was an active 60 plus year member of the PresbyterianChurch serving on many committees and gave freely of his time and talents.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. In lieuof flowers, donations may be made in the name of David MacKay to the Shriners Hospital for Children in Tampa.
Condolence cards can be sent to the MacKay family,805 Kline Ct., Goochland, VA 23063
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