Forrest McDonald

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  • "So sorry to hear of Professor McDonald's passing. He was..."
    - Randy Pate
  • "Ellen, I am so sorry to hear of Dr. McDonald's death...."
    - Eric Summerford
  • "Forrest guided me through my PhD work at Wayne State..."
    - Rodger Parker
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    - Guy R. Swanson
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TUSCALOOSA – Forrest McDonald, age 89, of Tuscaloosa, died January 19, 2016, at Hospice of West Alabama. All arrangements are being handled privately by Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel.
Forrest McDonald was born January 7, 1927, in Orange, Texas. The award-winning internationally known historian taught at The University of Alabama from 1976 until he retired in 2002 as Distinguished University Research Professor. He authored twenty books and over one hundred articles.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen; four children; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.






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Published in Tuscaloosa News on Jan. 20, 2016
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