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Donald William Raskin


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Donald William Raskin Obituary
October 15, 1934 - August 8, 2017 Donald "Don" William Raskin, 82, of Calabasas, California, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Sherman Oaks, California. He was the husband of Sue Raskin. They were a few days shy of 61 years of marriage. Don was born October 15, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, to Edith and Benjamin "Dusty" Raskin. He graduated from Hamilton High School. He married Sue in 1956. He was a devout father to his three children. He was the co-founder of Mike Green Fire Equipment Company over 60 years ago. He enjoyed tennis, golf, baseball, family and fashion. He will forever be remembered for his stylish colorful hats and his love of his family. He loved to strike up a conversation with just about anyone he met. He is survived by his wife Sue; his two daughters, Carrie (John) Richardson and Tammy (Barry) Marrone, sisters Marsha Furie and Joyce Raskin, grandchildren Carly (Michael) Goodman, Dustin (Christina) Croick, Jordan Marrone, and Molly (Michael) Standridge, great-grandsons, Asher and Noah Goodman, and Nathaniel Standridge. Don was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all. He was preceded in death by his beloved son Douglas Raskin, his parents and his adoring in-laws Mike and Esther Green. Services will be held at Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills on Sunday, August 13th at 12:30pm. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2017
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