Dwight Armstrong succumbs to cancer at 80 in WashingtonDwight Armstrong succumbs to cancer at 80 in Washington
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SEQUIM, Wash. Dwight Leslie Armstrong, 80, composer of the music in all but 12 hymns in the Worldwide Church of God hymnal used in all congregations worldwide, died of cancer Sabbath morning, Nov. 17. He was the youngest brother of Pastor General Herbert W. Armstrong. He is survived by his wife, Karen, daughter Deborah, and his twin sister, Mary Lucile Edmonson of Portland, Ore. Dwight was born in Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 12, 1904. In his early adult life he was employed in Portland. In the late 1920's or 1930, he moved to a farm near Molalla, Ore., with his father and mother, Horace Elon and Eve Wright Armstrong. He was a violinist and also played the piano.

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Publication Date: November 26, 1984