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