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January 30, 1924 - November 15, 2015 Don Passed away November 15, 2015 at his home in Malibu, CA. Born to Clark and Amy Kramer on 1-30-1924 in Oxford, Ohio. He enlisted in the Navy. After his honorable discharge from the Navy in 1946, he went to college where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education at Miami of Ohio University in 1949 and completed his higher education receiving a Masters Degree in Education at USC in 1956. Don began his coaching career at Barstow H.S. as a Head Football and Basketball Coach for two years before becoming The Head Football and Baseball Coach the following two years at Chaffey Junior College in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Then Headed West moving his coaching talents to Santa Monica H.S. where he was a Head Varsity Football Coach as well as a Head Varsity Basketball Coach. The Kramer Family moved from Pacific Palisades, CA to Malibu, CA in 1964 where Don and a Family Friend (Rob Lemond) Taught Swimming in the Families Swimming Pool from 1965 to 1974 with much success. After Don's Retirement from Coaching the Family opened up a Sporting Goods Business located in Santa Monica, Ca from 1979 to 2006 where they Provided Uniforms and Equipment for all Ages and Organizations. Don is Survived by his Wife Mary of 57 Years, Sons David and Mark, Sister Eunice of Riverside, CA, along with Several Nieces and Nephews. Don Kramer Loved his Family and Friends. "He was one of a Kind"! We will Miss him Dearly! A special Thanks to our Friend Pete Haynes. A celebration of his Life will be held at a later date.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 29, 2015
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