He is survived by his loving wife, Linda McLean; son Brad McLean; daughter Kari McLean; stepdaughter Sherry D. Bookman; stepson Stephen C. Dykes; stepgrandson Nolan M. Bookman; nieces Heidi McLean, Suzanne LaPlacette, Rene Williams; and nephews Dennis McLean, John McLean, James McLean and Andrew McLean.
He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1959 and San Jose State in 1968 with a masters in industrial arts & graphic design. He was a teacher for 30 years, retiring from Homestead High School, Fremont, Calif. and moving to Fallbrook, Calif. in 1994.
He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the Navy Reserves. He was a member of the Southern California Palm Society and Fallbrook Garden Club. He devoted many hours as a Hospice volunteer for 17 years.
The family would appreciate donations be made to Hospice or Alzheimer’s research.
Private services were held by the family.