This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Malcolm Upjohn 74 years old , born on June 22, 1943 and passed away on February 15, 2018. He was a man who loved God, his family, and his country. We will remember him forever. He is not lost to us, but merely waiting for us to catch up with him.

Posted by Fiona Sanders on March 18, 2019
Mac was a really special man. We really miss his presence in our lives. We thought of him a lot yesterday when we had our St Patrick's Day dinner. We had a mutual love of Celtic music, and talked frequently about the different ones we listened to, and made suggestions for each other, and we would talk about what I was making for dinner for St Patrick's Day. He cared so much about our daughter when she was fighting cancer, and that was even before he had his own battle to fight. We compared cancer notes. We emailed. We checked up on each other (Diane too). but I think my two favorite memories were when we went and did the Scottish wedding together for my friend Kellie. We had a great time just hanging out together. And after I sang at the wedding I saw a look on his face that was very special, fatherly pride. He had the biggest smile on his face. That memory is very very dear to me. He had such a great father's heart, and I felt like he extended that to me when I needed it most. And the second was the last thing he said to me, and that was that he loved us very much, and he hugged me. I will always treasure that. We miss you Mac, and we will never forget you.
Posted by John Galassi on February 15, 2019
At King School, we knew him as Malcolm. He was a popular and fun-loving member of the class of ’62.
    I've included a photo of him as a member of the 1961 varsity football team. As a lineman who weighed all of about a buck twenty soak and wet, he took on guys who outweighed him by 50 0r 60 pounds or more. He's seated on the left in the front row next to his classmate, Keith Woodman.
    RIP.
Posted by Rex Haragan on February 12, 2019
Here is a copy of the memorial service.
https://www.brighteon.com/5827475172001
Posted by Gary S. Hirsch on February 9, 2019
I knew Mac to be a fine Christian man and former Marine.
Posted by Kim And Brian Rapp on February 9, 2019
Mac was a great man, husband, and father! Thanks Dad! Brian

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Posted by Fiona Sanders on March 18, 2019
Mac was a really special man. We really miss his presence in our lives. We thought of him a lot yesterday when we had our St Patrick's Day dinner. We had a mutual love of Celtic music, and talked frequently about the different ones we listened to, and made suggestions for each other, and we would talk about what I was making for dinner for St Patrick's Day. He cared so much about our daughter when she was fighting cancer, and that was even before he had his own battle to fight. We compared cancer notes. We emailed. We checked up on each other (Diane too). but I think my two favorite memories were when we went and did the Scottish wedding together for my friend Kellie. We had a great time just hanging out together. And after I sang at the wedding I saw a look on his face that was very special, fatherly pride. He had the biggest smile on his face. That memory is very very dear to me. He had such a great father's heart, and I felt like he extended that to me when I needed it most. And the second was the last thing he said to me, and that was that he loved us very much, and he hugged me. I will always treasure that. We miss you Mac, and we will never forget you.
Posted by John Galassi on February 15, 2019
At King School, we knew him as Malcolm. He was a popular and fun-loving member of the class of ’62.
    I've included a photo of him as a member of the 1961 varsity football team. As a lineman who weighed all of about a buck twenty soak and wet, he took on guys who outweighed him by 50 0r 60 pounds or more. He's seated on the left in the front row next to his classmate, Keith Woodman.
    RIP.
Posted by Rex Haragan on February 12, 2019
Here is a copy of the memorial service.
https://www.brighteon.com/5827475172001
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Chehlem Valley Transit

Shared by Karen Shannon on February 22, 2019

I met Mac when I was in a training class at CVT when I first started there. He had already been working there and was working a split shift. I think that was why he was in our classroom training. I'm pretty sure that he was the first driver that was previously working who took the class. 

Mac was very helpful and informative. 

We talked and shared stories over the time that we worked together. Also we shared a lot of laughs. 

Mac had a great sense of humor. He could really make me laugh. Working at CVT was like being with family. We really loved our fellow employees. I will cherish those memories forever. 



A memory from Marcus, one of Mac's regular bus riders

Shared by Kim And Brian Rapp on February 10, 2019

Hi everyone my name is Marcus you know I got so many special stories about that guy you know we met because I used to ride the bus when I worked at Subway and you know he really had such a great sense of humor and so we had a lot of fun conversations because

it was about a 45 minute drive in and as the years went by he really went out of his way to reach out to me made me feel real special and I think one of the most important things is he got me to reconsider God and unfortunately my past is long and dramatic.

I hadn’t been to church since I was probably 13 years old I’m now 53 and so probably about 6 years ago he talked to me and got me to come back to church now and again I don’t attend as much as I like but the fact that he was able to get me to reconsider is a pretty big thing to me I have a lot of gratitude for that man and I know so many people have so many stories about him and it was truly a pleasure watching the way he would minister to people on the bus and just wherever he was out in the public I definitely miss him a lot. I can honestly tell you that my life is so much better for me having met him and Diane. he certainly didn’t waste his potential or his gifts he is them the most admirable thing this world is lucky to have him and has become a better place because of him I miss him dearly. 

I love him and I look forward to seeing him again soon I’m giving him a big hug and thank you Diane for sharing him with us you are truly a good woman. I’m sorry that he isn’t here with you but he will be one day soon. My love to your family he is such a great man, and thank you for letting me share this with you. 
Marcus

Mac's car

Shared by Keith Woodman on February 10, 2019

When we were at King School, Mac drove a Ford Consul. Not exactly a chick magnet. He not only drove it, he could walk it. Somehow, while it was running, he could get out and walk along side the car, steering through the window. Not sure how he did this, but pretty amazing. The photo isn't his car, but the nearest I could find.