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Donald Morrow

Donald Edward Morrow Donald Edward Morrow, 80, of Elgin, Texas, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Don was born in Duncan, Oklahoma and raised in Texas. In 1962, he married the love of his life, Glenda Bailey. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War and later went on to attain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Arlington. After serving his Country, he and Glenda started their family and raised a son and daughter in a home full of love and laughter. Don was an award winning mechanical engineer and patent holder with Texas Instruments. After retiring from Texas Instruments, he worked for a couple of years helping a startup company that would ultimately become Dell Computers. In his retirement, he also became an award winning writer and photographer. He loved learning new things, going new places, meeting new people and had an insatiable curiosity. He was raised as Master Mason in Dallas, Texas at the Hillcrest Lodge #1318, and later joined the Elgin Lodge #328, where he served in various positions, including Worshipful Master. He was also a proud member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Don is preceded in death by his parents, John Thomas and Jessie Faye Morrow; his brother and sister-in-law, John B. and Marian Morrow; his niece and nephew, Gail Petty and Lee Morrow. He is survived by the light of his life for over 50 years, Glenda Bailey Morrow; his two children, John Morrow and Elizabeth Morrow; his sister and her husband, Grace and Larry Forderhase; his nieces and nephew, Leslie Eiland, Susan Stewart, Claire Davis, Kirk Morrow, and Lynn Morrow Logan; and various great-nieces and great-nephews. Memorial contributions can be made in Donald Morrow's Honor to the charity of your choosing. Don will lie in state at the Elgin Funeral Home from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM Monday, November 26th. A Funeral Service will be held graveside at 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 27th. Interment will follow at Youngs Prairie Cemetery. Arrangements and care are entrusted to



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Published in Austin American-Statesman on Nov. 26, 2012
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