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Cal Wilkerson Dies at Age 79

U.S. Cremation Equipment, with great sadness, announced in a news release that Cal Wilkerson died after a brief illness. He was 79 years old.

“This is a terrible loss for me personally and for all of us here at U.S. Cremation Equipment” said Luis Llorens, president. “Cal dedicated his life to building U.S. Cremation Equipment into a great company — one of which we all are enormously proud. Cal developed enormous respect both inside and outside the company over his many years in the industry. His professionalism and dedication to providing the industry's best product and service, with integrity is unparalleled. He created a sense of affection and loyalty throughout the company with candor, openness, and his unique sense of humor. We will miss Cal greatly."

Posted Oct. 3, 2013


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