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James Bedford Lee

March 18, 1938 - August 30, 2022

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Place of birth

Detroit, Michigan

Name of James's children

Marcus Lee and Fabienne Cousseau Lee

Interesting Facts about James

James was stationed in France during his tour of duty in the Army. James liked to wear leather pants and a variety of other colorful attire. James studied Molecular and Cell biology at Wayne State University, where he received multiple degrees. He knew how to make Malatov cocktails and taught me how to shoot in our basement using hand-made bullet traps (milk crates filled with my mom's Vogue magazines).

Favorite bands and musical artists

The Modern Jazz Quartet, Art Pepper, Hubert Laws ... Black Rob ? ... (now that's WHOA !)

James's favorite hobbies

Champagne making, Wet Photography (we had a functioning darkroom in the basement where James taught his how to develop and print black and white film. James played Golf, played the upright bass, repaired musical instruments including making custom components. James was a wood worker, was into Auto repair, Welding, and Knife making.

If you could tell James anything today, what would you say?

What are we supposed to do with all this stuff ? We miss you ...

James Lee's superpower

Being able to have a lengthy and intense conversation with just about anyone at all ...

MEMORIAL LOCATION AND DETAILS

DATE: Thursday October 6'th 2022 ARRIVAL TIME: 12:20 - 1245 pm LOCATION: 2680 Atwater St. Detroit, on the RIVERBOAT: DIAMOND BELL DETAILS: The memorial program will consist of a Detroit Riverboat Cruise, including lunch. The dock is located at 2680 Atwater St. Detroit, between the Renaissance Center and Belle Isle. The boat will depart promptly at 1pm and will return at 3pm. Dress WARMLY and in layers, even though we will be sitting indoors. Bring an umbrella in case of rain.

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