Donald DeWayne Lawrence Donald DeWayne Lawrence, 35, of Castro Valley, Calif., passed away April 3, 2005, at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley. A Memorial Service will be held at Eden United Church of Christ in Hayward on Sunday, April 17 at 5 o'clock p.m. A private sea scattering will be held at a later date.
Mr. Lawrence was a life-long resident of the Bay Area. He was a member of Eden United Church of Christ.
Survivors include his mother, Evelyn Lawrence, his life partner and companion of 14 years, Tony Lewis; 2 brothers, Richard Lawrence and James Lawrence II; 2 sisters, Linda Calyer and Jeannie May; 4 nephews, 3 nieces, and many friends.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Memorial Fund at Eden United Church of Christ (510) 582-9533, www.edenucc.com, or to the Deaf Counseling Advocacy and Referrel Agency in San Leandro, www.dcara.org. Arrangements by Neptune Society of No. Calif. - Castro Valley FD1397 (510) 889-7110.
Published in San Jose Mercury News on Apr. 6, 2005.