Daniel A. McDougall|
Daniel A. McDougall, 85, passed away in Bellingham, Wash on Dec 22, 2012 preceded by his beloved wife Elizabeth "Betty" L. Priebe, 78 on Jan 14 2009.
Dan was born January 12, 1927 in Cashmere, Wa. growing up in the Wenatchee & Okanogan Valleys. Graduating Oroville, Wa H.S. in 1945 he joined the Merchant Marine to be a Cadet Engineer. After serving, Dan came home and married Betty, his H.S. sweetheart on Nov 27, 1948. By 1950 they settled in Seattle.
In 1951 at 24 Dan was drafted by the US Army, serving as a Corporal in Payroll at Ft Lewis. After his discharge in 1954 Dan worked at Zerega Distributing Company of Seattle as the Accountant. In 1962 Dan began with Howard S Wright Construction Co. of Seattle, working his way up to serve as the VP of Finance until 1988. Dan's warm affable demeanor and honest, fair dealings with all earned him respect and admiration in the construction industry community. Finally Dan was Controller for Advance Mortgage of Seattle until 1995.
Dan and Betty moved to Marysville in 2004 and to Bellingham in 2007. Though childless "Uncle Dan and Aunt Betty" were dearly loved as the favorite Uncle and Aunt to 14 nephews & nieces. In 1981, a grand-nephew was named for Dan.
Dan is survived by Roy (Beulah) McDougall of Oroville, Wa., Joan Verley of Gresham, Ore., sister-in-law Arlene (Jack) McDougall of Everett, Wa., and David McDougall of McMinnville, Ore. Betty is survived by Wesley (Reggi) Priebe of Bellingham, Wa. Betty's sister Sharon has also passed away.
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Published in The Seattle Times from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1, 2013