Mr. Willard "Will" Blaire Dawson entered into Eternal Rest on Thursday Dec. 27, 2012, at 5:30 a.m. at Stonebrook Health Care Center in Concord, Calif.
He was born March 11, 1933, to William and Vera (Stokes) Dawson of Galesburg. Ill.
He retired to Klamath Falls, Ore., and was active in the Klamath Art Association, wood turning, theatre and galleries.
He is survived by his children Marcy Busse, Julia Dawson Aguilar and Brent C. Dawson, their mother Maryellen Reinthaller, and grandchildren Nancy Busse, Garrett Busse, Christopher Masicci and Jordan M. Dawson.
Services will be held Jan. 12, 2013, in St. Ann's Church at 1600 Rossmoor Parkway in Walnut Creek, Calif., at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at his daughter's home in Clayton, Calif. For more information, see www.mooresmissionfuneralhome.com.