MILTON – Frank Dragon, 72 passed peacefully Tuesday, August 20, 2019  at the McClure Miller Respite House in Colchester, Vt., after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Frank was born January 6, 1947, the son of Donald and Rena (Sturgeon) Dragon of Ripton, Vt.

He is survived by his wife and best friend Katherine Tucker and her 2 children, Arlene Tucker of St. Albans and Karen Tucker  of Swanton; a daughter, Donna of St. Albans; a sister, Donna (Dragon) Hogan of Rutland, Vt.; a sister-in-law, Linda (Dragon ) LaBounte  of  Maryville, Tenn.; and many  special nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents  Donald A. and Rena Dragon, and two brothers, Edson “Ed”  and Donald.

Frank was a graduate of Burlington High School.

Until his  retirement due to illness, he was employed (1967 – 2014)  in Arms Manufacturing, as a  machinist, tool and model maker for: General Electric, General Dynamics, I.T.A, Reynolds, Stanley Tools and Hazlett’s.

The family wishes to express a heartfelt thank you to the nurses and associates of Hospice Home Care and all nurses, doctors and staff members at the McClure Miller Respite  House in Colchester,  for the compassionate loving care, the many kindnesses, comforting words and prayers all gave to  help him peacefully reach, after a long journey, his final destination.

For those who wish, memorial  contributions in his memory may be made to McClure Miller Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway, Colchester, VT, 05446

Per his request there will be no public Services.