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Don was a great friend. I met him when I was in the same department at Eastman Kodak in 1976. We bought our first airplane together, a 1964 Cessna 172. He was the Best Man at my wedding. We jumped out of airplanes together, I believe he accumulated over 30 skydives and we did some scuba diving. Raft trips down the Colorado River, Frozen Chosen winter snowmobile weekends. This is all to say I knew Don to have an adventurous

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Posted by: Richard Clark - The Villaes, FL   Apr 19, 2018

Don was a great friend. I met him when I was in the same department at Eastman Kodak in 1976. We bought our first airplane together, a 1964 Cessna 172. He was the Best Man at my wedding. We jumped out of airplanes together, I believe he accumulated over 30 skydives and we did some scuba diving. Raft trips down the Colorado River, Frozen Chosen winter snowmobile weekends. This is all to say I knew Don to have an adventurous

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Posted by: A friend   Apr 19, 2018

Don was a great friend. I met him when I was in the same department at Eastman Kodak in 1976. We bought our first airplane together, a 1964 Cessna 172. He was the Best Man at my wedding. We jumped out of airplanes together, I believe he accumulated over 30 skydives and we did some scuba diving. Raft trips down the Colorado River, Frozen Chosen winter snowmobile weekends. This is all to say I knew Don to have an adventurous

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Posted by: Richard Clark - The Villages, FL   Apr 19, 2018

Don was a great friend. I met him when I was in the same department at Eastman Kodak in 1976. We bought our first airplane together, a 1964 Cessna 172. He was the Best Man at my wedding. We jumped out of airplanes together, I believe he accumulated over 30 skydives and we did some scuba diving. Raft trips down the Colorado River, Frozen Chosen winter snowmobile weekends. This is all to say I knew Don to have an adventurous

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Posted by: Richard Clark - The Villages, FL   Apr 19, 2018


Posted by: Jerry Ketchum    Apr 18, 2018


Posted by: Jerry Ketchum    Apr 18, 2018

I was one of those "golf buddies" at Old Hickory. My condolences to Don's family.


Posted by: George Haskins - Irondequoit, NY   Apr 18, 2018