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James R. Campbell

James R. CampbellJames R. "Jim" Campbell died peacefully at his home in New York City on Friday February 9th around 2 pm.  Jim was battling lung cancer that was diagnosed in August of 2006.

A native of Ohio who served in the United States Air Force and was a graduate of Yale University, Jim worked in the transportation industry and was the former VP of Human Resources for the Long Island Bus Company.  He was a devout Christian who loved his service as a deacon of the Episcopal Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.

Jim was a proud Scottish-American and was very active in New York's Scottish Community.  He was a member of Saint Andrew's Society of the State of New York.  He worked tirelessly on the National Tartan Day New York Committee and helped with the National Tartan Day parade.  Jim was the 73rd Chief of the New York Caledonian Club, and he was very active as Chairman of the Finance Committee and the former New York City Trustee for of Clan Campbell (North America).

Jim will be sorely missed by his friends and the New York City Scottish-American community.  A memorial service will be held on Wednesday February 14th at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan.

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