Please Remember Byron Strickland in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom February 7, 2012 Please remember in your prayers Byron Strickland, father of Paul Strickland, Career Development Center. Byron, 88, of Edina, was a Word War II veteran, an Abraham Lincoln scholar, and a member of the Civil War Round Table. A private interment was held yesterday at Ft. Snelling. A celebration of Byron’s life will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 50th and Wooddale, Edina. An obituary and guest book can be viewed at legacy.com.