January 19, 1931 - July 12, 2020
Elpidio “Eddie” G. Basuel
January 19, 1931 – July 12, 2020
Elpidio “Eddie” G. Basuel was born in Maui, Hawaii on January 19, 1931. He married Leticia Dayoan Basuel on Christmas Eve 1965 in the Philippines.
He has one sister in Hawaii, two in the Philippines and two brothers in Hawaii.
As a young man he held odd jobs in the famous Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu. His love of adventure brought him to the mainland. He worked in the Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles, California.
He joined the Merchant Marines Union putting in 22 long years. After several years he became a custodian job at Centennial High School in Gresham, Oregon, for some time. He also worked in MAC in the North West area. The last, but not the job he enjoyed, was the University Club in downtown Portland, Oregon.
He just loved the Portland, Oregon weather!!