John "Jay" Camalick
June 5, 2010

.Captain John “Jay” CamalickOf Westminster, CO passed away on 5 June 2010. Jay was born February 14, 1950 in Chicago, IL to John and Eleanor. Both parents and an infant sister, Patty, preceded him in passing. His children, Chelsea, Ashley and Michael, as well as siblings Pam, Polly, Jim, Jeff, Joe and Jane survive him.

Jay grew up in Lansing, Il . Upon graduation from Thornton Fractional South H.S. in 1968, he received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Jay graduated in 1972, having lettered in Varsity Baseball. He attended Pilot Training at Williams AFB, AZ, where he was a Distinguished Graduate. Following pilot training Jay was assigned to the 7th Military Airlift Squadron, Travis AFB, CA, flying the C-141 Starlifter. He flew missions all over the world, including South Viet Nam and Antarctica. After his military service, he was employed by Hughes Airwest in 1978, flying the DC-9. Jay later flew the MD-80 at Republic Airlines, followed by the A-320 for Northwest Airlines. Jay retired as an A-320 Captain.

Life Celebration will be held on Wednesday, June 16th at 4:oo PM at Westminster Christian Church, 3575 W. 96th Ave, Westminster, CO 80031.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jay’s name to the Hyland Hills Junior Golf League, 9650 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80031