The Seattle Times Tuesday, October 26, 1971
Page C17, Column 2
P.D. Fagan, ex-Marine flier, dies
Prescott Dow (Peck), 59, who was the only American in the South African Air Force early in World War II, died yesterday in Durban, South Africa.
Mr. Fagan, born in Alaska, was graduated from Broadway High School and the University of Washington. He was a Captain in the Southern African Air Force in the North African campaigns and later became a Major in the United States Marine Corps. After the war he returned to South Africa.
Mr. Fagan is survived by his mother, Mary Fagan of Durban; a brother, Charles C. Fagan Jr., formerly of Seattle, who now lives in Spain and a daughter, Sharon, also of Durban.