John B. Fawcett, 82, of Duluth, died Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Essentia St. Mary’s, with his family by his side. John was born February 17, 1937 in Duluth to Keith and Helen Fawcett. He graduated from East High School and went on to receive a degree from Ripon College. John went into the insurance business and eventually had his own agency. He married Judy Ingersoll on May 29, 1997. He was a member of Waters of Life Lutheran Church and an active member of the Vermilion Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Keith and Helen; siblings, Carolyn May Lee, Barbara Jane Maculay Forrest and Keith Peers Fawcett. John is survived by his wife, Judy; children, Alicia (JuanCarlos) Fernandez, Napa, CA; Jason (Daniela) Fawcett, Anchorage, Alaska; Krista (Max) Mosser-Bakken, Chisago City, MN; stepdaughters, Julie (Pete) Buol, Stacy, MN; Jennifer (Randy) Luraas of Chippewa Falls, WI and Jill (Dick) Kelly of Litchfield, MN; 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday June 10, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Dougherty Funeral Home, Duluth. Memorial service will be held Tuesday June 11, 2019, 2:00 PM at Waters of Life Lutheran Church, 6221 Rice Lake Rd. Duluth. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E 2nd St. Duluth, MN, (218) 727-3555.