GLENBURN and ORONO – James R. Curtis Sr., 61, passed away Dec. 22, 2006, in Massachusetts, after a long illness. He is survived by his parents, Harold and Pauline (McDonald) Curtis of Orono; his brother, Earl Tom Curtis and wife, Jane, of Glenburn; sister, Meleva Curtis of Bangor; two daughters, Lisa and her husband, Dan Brasslett, of Bradford and Paula and her husband, Michael DeBeck, of Ellsworth; one son, James R. Curtis Jr. and his wife, Vickie, of Winterport, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed and loved by all. His family would like to give special thanks to all the wonderful nurses and Sandy at the nursing home in Exeter, N.H., for all the great care and friendship they gave to him.