Philip Paulson



Age: 59


Summary: Vietnam combat veteran and atheist who became a plaintiff in a 17-year court battle to have a tall cross removed from city property atop Mt. Soledad near San Diego, in which the case has yet to be decided with issues pending before appeals courts and the U.S. Supreme Court.



Cause of Death: Liver cancer


Born: July 13, 1947


Died: October 25, 2006


Location: San Diego, California