Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John McQueen, who took part in several World War II campaigns, is dead.
McQueen, 86, died Dec. 7 at his Menlo Park home.
He served 37 years in the corps and was chief of staff of the 6th Marine Division in the battle for Okinawa and earlier helped plan the attack on Japanese forces on the islands of Attu and Kiska in the Aleutian chain.
He also participated in the Marshall and Marianas campaigns.
For much of the 1950s he was he was commander of the Marine Corps Recruit Training Depot at San Diego.