Member Profile: Douglas McIlwain
Douglas McIlwain over the years has contributed numerous articles on
paranormal subjects to several international journals published in the
U.S.,Canada, and the U.K.. He has been called a sensitive, a medium, an
intuitive and has been called as an expert in the paranormal into a variety
of investigations. He regularly receives dowsing related referrals from
several homeopathic physicians throughout Ohio. Douglas McIlwain joined the
ICCRA after meeting Jeff Wilson at the crop circle formation near Serpent
Mound in Adams County, Ohio. Doug, sometimes called "Mac" has served for
years as president of the Great Serpent Mound Chapter of the American
Society of Dowsers and is currently a trustee and National President of the
American Society of Dowsers. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the ICCRA
and has assisted in investigating a number of formations with the group.
For some years he has felt fortunate to be a presenter at the annual ICCRA
MCILWAIN Douglas E., 59, of Adams County, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010, of injuries from an auto accident in Adams County. He was born April 28, 1951, in Cincinnati. Douglas is survived by his children: Sarah Mcllwain and John McIlwain, of Adams County; adult son, Alex Duvelius of Washington, D-C.; parents, retired Judge Harry and Marjorie Mcllwain, Sr. of Cincinnati; a brother, Harry (Vicki) Mcllwain, Jr. of Cincinnati; a sister, former Judge Carol Mcllwain of Cincinnati. Douglas was an Attorney and sole proprietor of the Mcllwain Law Office in West Union and was the Adams County Public Defender. He graduated from Mariemont High School, Miami University, and Salmon Chase Law School of Northern Kentucky University. He was a member of the Ohio State and Adams County Bar Associations, current national President of the American Society of Dowsers, and Cub Scout Den Leader for his son John. Douglas lived a full and interesting life and will be sorely missed by his family and many friends The funeral service was held at the Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union and the private burial service was held at Mt. Washington Cemetery in Cincinnati. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sarah and John Mcllwain Trust Fund at any Fifth Third Bank.