Donald Doyle

San Francisco, California


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Donald D. Doyle Died peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, January 31. Don was the epitome of a true gentleman in every sense of the word. He was unfailingly loyal, loving and generous. Don was born on February 6, 1915 in Dinuba, California, the 4th of 10 children. As a young man, Don...

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Elwood is the man in the middle.

I am sorry for the passing of such a great man.

My Father Elwood L. Hansen was the first CEO. His father Leslie Hansen started the bank.

Joyce Hansen Aurich

i knew don through my father, craig mccormick who retired from allan automatic sprinkler corp in south san francisco, don got me my first job at marsh & mclennan, inc in 1967 for the summer for about 2 months then i returned to marsh & mclennan, inc in 1968 and stayed for 15 years. i really owe don a lot for giving me the chance at my first job, as i then become a senior computer operator in the IT department.

my condolences to his survivors. i will miss him dearly.

I remember Don Doyle telling his own story... of coming to San Francisco with hardly anything. From humble beginnings, he taught everyone he touched that anything is possible. Each of us will miss him in different ways; for his many community services, his accomplishments, I will miss him for his kindness and gentle ways.

A man of exceptional vitality and profound commitment to community. An indelible personality.

His memory continues in many ways but none more significant than the Short Doyle Act, a pioneering effort in Mental Health reform.

Many years ago when giants walked into San Francisco nonprofit board meetings, Mr. Doyle served Independent Colleges of Northern California as Treasurer (and I as office staff). Probably, he filled each officer position, and some more than once. While waiting for him to sign ICNC checks, I would see him neatly clearing his desk behind the glass wall, donning jacket and straightening tie, then opening the door and gravely beckoning to me. We who knew him only slightly were fortunate to have...

He will be missed. San Francisco has lost one of its finest .....

I am honored to have known Don. He was a strong leader with a good heart and a deep devotion to his community.

Don was the quintessential gentleman, patriot and businessman of high integrity. The world's leadership barometer has fallen lower with his passing.
Jessie J. Knight Jr.
Chairman & CEO
San Diego Gas and Electric

One person could not have lived a richer life. Among all those things he was accomplishing he had time to help me establish my career path as a young man. He will be missed greatly....on behalf of my wife Pamela our sympathy and sincere best wishes for the family.