MEMORY DR. Edward J. Rackowski AND Mazzi RAMBO
Dr. with my dogs.
Our new addition: Meet Xena and Butter Cup.
Xena (German Shepherd) has arrived here at the age of six to eight months April, 2002
ButterCup (American Eskimo Spitz) came Thanks giving, 2001 at age nine months.
Both came from the Vero Beach Humane Society.
Here they are with their Veterinarian Dr. Edward J. Rackowski
Edward J. Rackowski
Dr. Rackowski (COR '52), 81, Vero Beach, Fla., died Jan. 26, 2007. Prior to retirement in 2006, he owned a small animal clinic and consulting practice in Vero Beach. Earlier, Dr. Rackowski was in mixed practice in Amsterdam, N.Y., for 30 years. During his career, he also worked for the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets' Division of Animal Industry in disease control and preventive medicine.
Dr. Rackowski was a member of the New York State VMS, Capital District VMS, Florida VMA, South Florida VMA, and North American Veterinary Conference. He was also a member of the Rotary Club. A World War II veteran of what is now known as the United States Pacific Air Force, he served in the South Pacific theater and Japan, attaining the rank of 1st lieutenant. Dr. Rackowski later served in the Air Force Reserve for 15 years.
His wife, Janice; two daughters; and a son survive him. Memorials may be made to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Student Education Fund, Ithaca, NY 14853; Our Lady of Guadalupe R.C. Church, Route 512, Fellsmere, FL 32948; Hospice of VNA, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960; or American Cancer Society, 3375 20th St., Suite 100, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
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November 12, 2001 Rambo died from being poisoned with anti freeze. He was 11 years and four months old and had been with me over ten years last August 2001.
Rambo was given a sport ball filled with with anti freeze and wrapped with duct tape on Sunday night. He died Monday.
He was part of my life through the years and still is today as I write this Memorial.
Mazzie's Rambo was trained and sold to me by the K9 Service.
My neighbors are grieving for the loss of Rambo for he was cherished by all in this area. He protected the businesses as well the surrounding homes. He lived in this house with me and our birds since purchase August 1991.
Rambo was a purebred and registered with AKC
July 21 1990 Mazzie's Rambo
Sire: Von Essen's Prize V Condor
Dam: Quebec Condie Vom Linderhof
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