Paul Edwin Shaw


Posted: Thursday, January 22, 2004

Former Juneau resident Paul Edwin Shaw, 73, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, in Lady Lake, Fla.

He was born Jan. 2, 1930, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. While living in Juneau, he owned and operated Alaska Nursery Company and also taught the first landscaping course at the University of Alaska Southeast. He retired as a landscape architect and nurseryman and made his home in Lady Lake, Fla. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Leesburg.

His family said he loved the outdoors, fishing, hunting and music.

He is survived by his wife, E. Faye Shaw of Lady Lake, Fla.; mother, Flora Shaw of Waynesboro, Tenn.; sons, Larry Shaw of Huntsville, Ala., John (Alice) Shaw of Bennington, Vt.; daughters, Patti (Royce) Locke of Waynesboro, Tenn., Brenda (Chip) Sims of Leesburg, Fla.; brother, Joe Shaw of Waynesboro, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren, including Kit and Jaime Watts, and Jacob Sims, all of Juneau; and eight great-grandchildren.

Internment service will be on July 18, 2004, at Shaw Cemetery in New Prospect, Tenn.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for family and friends to plant a tree or shrub in his memory.

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