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Dana John Keith Fisher

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Dana John Keith Fisher, resident of Cushing and former resident of Ponca City, passed Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at Cushing Regional Hospital. He was 62. Dana was born April 12, 1949, in Ponca City, the son of Harold Fisher Jr. and Fern Thompson Fisher. He was a member of the Buffalo Clan of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe. He had attended schools in Ponca City, Tulsa Rogers High School and in Virginia. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church of Ponca City. Dana was very active in Democratic politics, having served as the Democratic Party vice chairman of Cherokee County, the campaign chairman for David Boren in Cherokee County and a National Democratic Delegate for the State of Oregon. His enjoyments were his involvement in Democratic politics, visiting with his friends and the company of his dog, Cricket.

He is survived by his father, Harold Fisher Jr. and wife Linda of Ponca City; one brother, Bruce Fisher and wife Sharon of Tahlequah; one half-sister, Kym Fisher of Edmond; two nephews, Robert and Ryan Fisher; one niece, Karie Fisher; five great-nephews and one great-niece; and a very special friend, Sharon Linder and daughter Amanda of Cushing. He was preceded in death by his mother, Fern Alexander; his paternal grandparents, Harold and Gladys Fisher; his maternal grandparents, Charles and Mary Thompson; four uncles, Vernon Lee Fisher, Neal E. Fisher, Bruce Thompson and Keith Thompson; and one aunt, Louise DeHaas.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Grace Episcopal Church with Father Kenneth Armstrong presiding. Burial will follow in the Otoe-Missouria Cemetery under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel. Casket bearers will be Jack Thompson, Bill DeHaas, Ryan Fisher and Dewayne Bagwell.

ยป Originally published in the Ponca City News.

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April 17th, 2011 at 7:27 pm

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