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Arthur David DeSantis


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Arthur David DeSantis Obituary
ARTHUR DAVID DESANTIS Arthur was born November 3, 1922 in Ironwood, Michigan and died on March 20, 2015 in Temecula, California at age 92 after a brief illness. He is survived by nieces Donna DeSantis of San Mateo, California and Susan Roden of El Dorado, California. Preceded in death by parents Louis and Catherine; brothers Sylvester, Dominic, John, Antonio and sister Angeline. He served as a United States Marine in WW2 and was awarded a Purple Heart and Gold Star in 1945. He earned a Masters Degree in history from Michigan State University. With a passion for education, he taught world history and political science at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach for 32 years, positively impacting the lives of many students. He relocated to Temecula in 1994. A life-long world traveler, he enjoyed discussing politics, movies and live theater. He was known for his quick wit, positive attitude, sense of humor and ability to engage in conversation with people from all walks of life. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Donations may be made in his memory to the .
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Published in Press-Enterprise on May 8, 2015
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