| MANTECA, CALIF. –|
Donald Edward Bushnell, age 58, died on Friday, Feb. 22, 2002, at St. Dominics Hospital in Manteca, Calif. Donald was born on June 3, 1943, in Connecticut. Donald was an MD, PHD in San Joaquin Valley, Calif. He was a doctor of Internal Medicine and Infectious disease and life long student. He loved to learn. He was very compassionate and generous. He enjoyed life as it was, material things weren’t important to him. He was a jokester. He had the talent of making people laugh and could talk to anybody. He enjoyed his Shih-Tzu dogs. He also loved fairs, carnivals, and Reno (anywhere he could play!) Donald received his 1st Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Over the years he worked in Cancer Research, Aids Research, Microbiology, and various other areas. He was a brilliant man. He was published in the JAMA Medical Journal, New England Journal of Medicine, and many other medical journals. He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Bushnell of Santa Rosa, Calif.; three children, Melissa Nelson of Hudson, Wis., Lisa Hammet of Tracy, Calif. and Brian Castle of Alameda, Calif.; two brothers, Jim Bushnell of Long Beach, Calif. and Ralph Bushnell of Laguna Hills, Calif.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Bushnell in 1999. A memorial service for Donald and Mary Bushnell will be Thursday, March 28, 2002, at 10 a.m. at P.L. FRY & SON FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 207 E. Alpine Ave., Stockton, Calif. 85204. P.L. Fry & Son will be in charge of all arrangements.
He will be deeply missed.