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M. MacRae died Feb. 25, 2011.Donald was born June
21, 1924 in Seattle to William and Ethel Inions MacRae. While he was in grade school, the family
moved to Snohomish. In December 1942,
Don enlisted in the U.S. Navy. After
receiving basic training at the Farragut, Idaho, Naval Training
Center, he was stationed in Columbus, Ohio; where he became an aircraft radio
technician in the Air Ferry Squadron followed by Reserve Officers Training at
the University of Rochester. Before
being discharged from active duty, he served in the occupation force in the
Philippines. After his discharge, he
enrolled in Everett Junior College and then the University of Washington from
which he graduated with a major in journalism.
In 1954, he was employed by Crown Zellerbach
Corporation in Port Angeles as a cost accountant. He transferred to work at the mill in Camas
in 1964. After 39 years, he retired from
the corporation which by then had become Georgia Pacific.
In Port Angeles, he was a member of
Toastmasters and in Camas he served on the audit committee of Lacamas Community
Credit Union for a number of years.
Also, he was a member of the Sierra Club, Nature Conservancy, Natural
Resources Defense Council, Heart o0f America Northwest, and the Scandinavian
He is survived by Rosalee, his wife of 53
years; sons, Randal H. MacRae, Wendell H. MacRae, and Reginald H. MacRae.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary
MacRae Welsh and brother, Frederick E. MacRae.
private graveside service with military honors was held at the Fern Prairie
Funeral Home & Columbia River Cremation in Camas was in charge of
donations can be made to a charity of choice.
Washington State Death Certificate & Obituary
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