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“Bryce and Marti-So terribly sorry to hear, your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Michelle Bath - Leawood, KS

“Doug was a wonderful guy to talk to. Sorry that our contact through the years was so brief. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: William and Betty Alburty - KS

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Your Dad was the True Gentleman. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Bryce. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Jim Arensberg - Overland Park, KS

“Doug was the epitome of strength and selflessness with a strong sense for being a gentleman. He always knew what to say and get things accomplished....Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Pierce - KS

“Doug was the epitome of strength and selflessness with a strong sense for being a gentleman. He always knew what to say and get things accomplished....Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Pierce Stuttgart Germany

“Doug was the epitome of strength and selflessness with a strong sense for being a gentleman. He always knew what to say and get things accomplished....Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Pierce Stuttgart Germany

“There are no words that can describe how heart broken Craig and I are. What a true gentleman and friend. So many good memories with Doug and Deana....Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest condolences to the entire family. What a wonderful light of a human being and an incredible contributor to humanity, his country, his...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Brooke & Jason Schnurr - Leawood, KS

“I worked with Doug for nearly ten years at American Century Investments. He was a great man who cared deeply about his fellow co-workers and clients....Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Alan DeBelle - Kansas City, MO

“Richard and I are so sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing him in the yard and talking over the fence. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Deborah Powell - Leawood, KS

“Doug was one of the best people I've known. One of the precious few truly "good ones". I am honored to have worked with him for many years at...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Jennifer Harris - Overland Park, KS

“Our hearts ache for Deana and the family. We dearly loved Doug, and have many fun, fond memories from the past 30 years of friendship. Missing him,...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Robert & Caryn Hastings - MO

“Our condolences to the family. You are in our prayers & thoughts. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Shawn & Terri Degnan - KS

“I am so sorry for your loss. Doug was a true gentleman and friend. Bless all of your hearts through this painful time. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Jane Hunt - Overland Park, KS

“My condolences to the Petty family. Doug and I were friends from Prairie School on- lots of good memories. Glad I got to see him last year at the SME...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Chambers - Scottsdale, AZ

“Doug was a much loved and respected member of the American Century Investments family. We all share in your sadness and our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Diane Constantin - Kansas City, MO

“Jerry and Susan ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Cheri; my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this difficult time. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Michael Crow - Overland Park, KS


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Douglas was born on April 12, 1943 and passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Douglas was a resident of Kansas at the time of passing.

He attended Prairie Elementary School, graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School, attended Westminster College and was graduated from the University of Kansas in 1965.

Doug served as a Captain in the United States Air Force.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Village Presbyterian Church, 6641 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS, where Doug was a lifetime member.

Donations in Doug's memory may be made to G.R.A.M. (Grandmothers Raising Autism Money), 8919 Linden Lane, Prairie Village, KS 66208.

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