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Malcolm Little

Malcolm L. Little Jr.

Wednesday, February 2nd, 1944 - Sunday, May 16th, 2021
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Obituary

Dr. Malcolm L. Little, Jr., 77, died May 16, 2021 in Orrington, Maine. Known to many as "Mac" or "Max", he courageously fought a battle for many years with bladder cancer. Unable to survive the complications, he passed away at home with his loving wife Diane Little and their beloved dog Sandy by his side.

Malcolm was born February 2, 1944 to Elizabeth (Perley) Little and Malcolm L. Little, Sr.
He played football at South Portland High and later at the University of Illinois. He joined the US Marine Corps where he served 3 tours in Vietnam as part of Force Recon and earned a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He went on to proudly serve nearly 25 years in the Marines.
After discharge, he was hired as a Special Agent in Federal law enforcement and also worked as a reserve police officer with the San Diego PD and the Los Angeles County Sheriff Dept. and as armed security guard with Pinkerton. He successfully ran a moving company in San Diego.

Max continued his college studies in criminal justice and business while also caring for his mother who had Alzheimer's. After his mother's death in 1992, Max moved to Flagstaff, AZ where he began a new career with the Salvation Army. After training in disaster management with the Salvation Army, he worked with FEMA to aid victims of the Northridge, CA earthquake 1994.

Mac continued his graduate studies and earned a PhD in Criminal Sociology.
Later, Max met his wife Diane (Drexler) Little at the University of Arizona, Tucson, where he earned a second masters in Gerontology 2002 and were married in Flagstaff, AZ February 20, 2003.

Mac has been active in the American Legion, DAV, and Marine Corps League and other military organizations. From 2012-2014, Max served as commander of the Jewish War Veterans in Albuquerque, NM.

Mac has been a friend of Bill W for over 40 years. He also has been a lifetime member of the Masons and in Mensa. After moving back to Maine in 2004, Max and Diane participated as members of the Bangor Troop Greeters.

Graveside funeral services will be held 1 PM, Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Beth Abraham section of Mount Hope Cemetery, Severance Road, Bangor. Gifts in his memory may be made to Congregation Beth Abraham, 145 York Street, Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com
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Service Details

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, May 20th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Beth Abraham Cemetery
    Address
    Severence Drive
    BANGOR, ME 04401
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    Officiant
    Rabbi Wilansky
  • Interment

    Location
    Beth Abraham Cemetery
    Address
    Severance Road
    BANGOR, ME 04401
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Affiliations

  • Bronze Star
  • Purple Heart Award from the U.S. Military

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J. Bunch

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Max Little was a sincere, enthusiastic, dedicated man of principle. These characteristics rippled into every part of his life’s involvement. I knew him as a member of the Jewish War Veterans, Steve Schiff Post 375, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Love and Blessings to Diane and the family.
J. Bunch
Albuquerque, NM
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