Brigadier General Hugh S. Aitken, USMC (Ret.), passed away peacefully at home, at the age of 91 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is survived by his loving wife, Gwen Aitken, his 6 children, Mary Lawrence Yanniello, Elizabeth Pierce (Daniel), Hugh Aitken, William Aitken, Ross Aitken (Leslie), Margaret Aitken, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren and his two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Bentley and Bella. During his tenure in the Marine Corp he had various assignments in the Washington arena, a tour in Korea and 3 tours in Vietnam. He will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery at a future date. Donations in The General’s memory may be made to Faith Hospice (faithofaz.com); Wounded Warriors Project (woundedwarriorproject.org); or Multiple Sclerosis Society (nationalmssociety.org/Donate).
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