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Donald Paul Gaver

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“To Don's family,I am so sorry to hear about Don's passing. He was truly a scholar and a gentleman. Although most of us in academia naturally...Read More »
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Donald was born on February 16, 1926 and passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018.

Donald was a resident of California at the time of passing.

After graduating from the St. Paul Academy, he joined the US Navy, serving as an Electronics Mate from 1944 to 1946, a stint that brought him to the Monterey Peninsula for training at the Del Monte Hotel (currently the site of the Naval Postgraduate School).

Over the next decades his contributions were recognized with a steady stream of professional honors, including the US Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Medal awarded by the Secretary of the Navy.