Clifford N. Melby of Boynton Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at a hospital in Boynton Beach. He was 69.
Mr. Melby was born in Rhinelander, the son of Clifford and Eunice Melby. Raised in Eagle River, he graduated from Eagle River Union High School in 1961.
He received his business degree from UW-Superior. After several years as an certified public accountant, he returned to school, graduating from John Marshall Law School
Following graduation, he went to work for the U.S. Government Office of Inspector General. For 33 years, he was employed by the Department of Commerce, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security until his retirement in 2003.
Mr. Melby was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife Nancy; and his brother Curtis Melby of West Chicago, Ill.
A private memorial service was held in Florida.