James Alan Fox

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James Alan Fox (Jim), 76, passed away November 22, 2020 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease, a result of exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Jim maintained many friendships from high school and participated in the LVHS Alumni Reunion Committee for his class. He attended Nevada Southern University (later named UNLV) for a short time before enlisting in the US Navy in 1963. He served on the USS Porterfield, where he attained Electronics Technician (Radar) Petty Officer 2nd class. He was honored with the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with Two Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Service Campaign Medal with Device and Good Conduct Medal. Jim was a proud member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE 720). He worked in live theater, concerts, boxing events, television broadcasting and a variety of shows during his long career. He applied his sound engineering talents to major artists like Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Donna Summer, and he traveled the world as part of his career.