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DONALD D. CAMPBELL JANET W. CAMPBELL Donald D. Campbell, age 91, passed away peacefully at his Riverside home on February 24, 2015, and his loving and devoted wife of 67 years, Janet W. Campbell, age 87, passed away two days later on February 26, 2015, also in their longtime Riverside residence. Inseparable in life, together still, longtime companions continue their journey together. Don and Jan are survived by their four children and spouses, James (Mary Ellen), Kenneth (Maureen), Martin (Shirlene), Susan (Joe) and four grandchildren, Nick, Colin, Ryan and Thomas, in addition to Don's sister Carol Jacobs. Don was born in Lima, Ohio and had lived in Riverside, CA since 1952. Don was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and graduated from University of New Mexico as an electrical engineer. Don worked in the Riverside Electric Utility Division for 30 years and served for many years as Chief Electrical Utility Engineer. Don was very active in the Riverside Kiwanis Club and the Meals on Wheels program. Jan was born in Washington, DC and had lived in Riverside, CA with Don and family since 1952. She graduated from the University of New Mexico with a major in philosophy (anthropology). Jan was employed for many years at the Riverside County Chapter of the American Red Cross. She was an active volunteer with the Riverside League of Women Voters and Friends of the Library, and was a docent at the Riverside Heritage House. Don loved fishing, tennis, golf, and, most of all traveling the world with Jan. Jan loved archeology, gardening, and the world adventures. She lived an active life and loved to learn new things. Jan lived life large with an inquisitive mind and wry humor. Don also lived a very full life of constant humor, and ever present laughter. Their family and friends were blessed with their presence and will miss them dearly. Services will be a private family memorial at the Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of customary remembrances and for those desiring to do so, honorary contributions can be made to the Meals on Wheels program, Friends of the Library, or the .


Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 5, 2015
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