Born in Erie, Pennsylvania and died in Glendale, California Sept. 27, 2010
Donald graduated from Glendale High School and attended Glendale College. He graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from West Coast University. Don was an aerospace engineer for 40 years.
He enjoyed a long retirement working on his antique cars, riding his mountain bike and baking his famous cheesecake. He was a passionate dog lover and delighted in the company of his many basset hounds.
Don overcame many early difficulties to achieve his goals in life.
Survived by his wife, Pamela, daughter Dianna, son David, grandchildren Chad, Ryann, Taylor and Jamie, brother John, and his devoted dog, Dorothy.