Alfred McVay

Alfred “Al” McVay, 96, died Oct. 28 in Federal Way.

He was a resident at Life Care Center.

He was born Oct. 20, 1906 in St. Paul, Minn., attended Whitman College, and was married on June 20, 1931 in Walla Walla.

He retired from a career in marketing, which included serving as manager of the Walla Walla Chamber of Commerce for several years.

He was a member of Steel Lake Presbyterian Church, the Elks, and Multi-Service Center’s board of directors.

Survivors include his son, Jerry, of Mountain View, Calif.; a daughter, Nancy, of Olympia; two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Clara and two granddaughters.

A private family gathering was held.

The family suggests memorials be made to Franciscan Hospice, 1717 S. J St., Tacoma, WA 98405.