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I met Don in NYC around 1990 at a tumultuous time in my life. With his easy, steady disposition, he reassured me that life was going to turn out all right. And of course, it has. Don was a mentor and a dear friend, and I don't ever remember a time where I left him without a smile on each of our faces.

I'll miss the times sitting and catching up, or the walks, or the periodic jogs

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Posted by: Joe Bachana - New York, NY - friend   Jan 11, 2019

I met Don and Chris through a mutual friend when I first moved to Houston in 1973 and they quickly became good friends. Don was so warm, so kind, so ethical and so blazingly intelligent that he inspired friendship and trust. I saw him and his family over the years in Little Rock, in Washington and then in New York, and it always seemed as if no time had elapsed between visits. But what I'm thinking about tonight are those

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Posted by: Susan Wood - Miami, FL   Jan 04, 2019
Don and the guys, Summer 2012

I met Don in 2010, and he has been a good friend and mentor ever since. I'm grateful for the memories.

Posted by: Erik Wildt - New York, NY   Jan 04, 2019

Sending prayers of peace and strength. Don was not only a first cousin but also a life-long friend. He will be missed.
Love, John and Margi Harrell

Posted by: John Harrell - Camden, AR   Jan 01, 2019

May God provide comfort and solace to aching hearts as your beloved rest in peace.

Posted by: A friend   Dec 31, 2018

When someone we love falls asleep in death the memories we have of them become our treasure, may those cherished memories of a life well lived and Gods promise at
John 6:40 bring you some comfort during this most difficult time. My condolences to the family.

Posted by: A friend   Dec 26, 2018

Don was one of the kindest souls I have ever encountered. I knew him from my time working for Senator David Pryor. His voice was so calming. And the range of emotions Don could convey with his wonderful face without saying a word is something I will always remember.

Posted by: John Edwards - Little Rock, AR - Coworker   Dec 22, 2018