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Dr. Donald Ray Green, age 77, died at Memorial Hermann Southwest in Houston, Texas, on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Born June 7, 1938, in Whitehouse, Texas, he lived in Houston, Texas and was recently retired from the Houston Community College System as a psychology professor for 25 years. In 1962, Dr. Green earned his bachelors degree from Fisk University where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his masters degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1964 and received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Arizona State University in 1969.

One of Donald's favorite passions was for bonsai. His love for the art began when his daughter gave him his first bonsai tree approximately 15 years ago. Donald was an active member of the Houston Bonsai Society where he served as president from 2005 through 2008 and was the current the BCI Ambassador Chairman. During his years of doing bonsai, he had amassed over 200 trees and currently has 108 in his personal collection.

Survivors include his wife Diane Green; daughter Donata Green of Atlanta, GA and son Michael Green of Katy, TX. Other surviving relatives include two grandchildren, Austin Green, Kynedi Stevens and one younger sister Mauvoylynne Blaylock of Dallas, TX.

A memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 11th, at Levy Funeral Home, 4525 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas 77041. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the service and the reception at Levy Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are welcome. The family asks that flowers and plants be sent to Levy Funeral Directors at 4525 Bissonnet, Bellaire, Texas 77041. In lieu of plants or flowers a donation can be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) at