CAMPBELL, Donald James
On Monday, August 20, 2013, Donald James Campbell passed away at the age of 89 years. He will be sadly missed by his daughters, Sandra Cheek (Guy) of Soap Lake, Washington and Pamela Chislett (Eric), of Grande Prairie, Alberta; his grandchildren, Jamie and Kristin and his great-grandchildren, Pierre and Alyssa. Don was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta where he attended the University of Alberta and then moved on to Purdue University for his PhD. During his illustrious career he worked in both the US and Canada and received many awards and commendations for his work. He enjoyed golfing, ham radio, and spending time with friends and family. He was a lover of the arts, theater and books, and was an accomplished writer, editing a professional journal for many years.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Martha Donnelly and Carolyn Tanner of the GPOT Department at VGH for their care and guidance over these past few years. And thanks especially to Roseanne Thorsteinson and Rosalie Bendoval for their kindness, caring and attention towards the end of Don's life.
Memorial donations will be grate- fully accepted at the University of Alberta Hospital Foundation (, VGH + UBC Hospital Foundation ( or a charity of one's choice. To send condolences, or to share a memory, tribute or photo, please visit

Published in The Edmonton Journal on Aug. 31, 2013