FORT WORTH, TEXAS

Duane E. Prouty

April 23, 1945 - Jan. 25, 2006

Duane E. Prouty, 60, a loving husband, father and friend, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Survivors include his loving wife of 32 years, Lorraine (LaPaz) Prouty; his son, Duane J. Prouty; his mother, Catherine Prouty; his sister, Phyllis (Harvey) Schultz; and extended family, Gerard and Jill LaPaz, Robert LaPaz, Elizabeth LaPaz, Rosemary and Bruce Larkin, Leonard and Mary LaPaz, Fred Basham, and John and Mary Ann Schroeder.

He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, John LaPaz Jr.; and sister-in-law, Bernice (LaPaz) Basham.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice of Texas Hospice House, 1111 Summit Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76012, or phone (817) 870-9995 or visit www.chot.org.

Moore Funeral Home-Bowen Chapel in Arlington, (817) 468-8111, assisted the family with arrangements. View and sign the guestbook at www.star-telegram.com/obituaries.