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Donald E. Lowry

Don was bom in Phoenix, Arizona to Edna and Joseph Lowry. The family moved to Lemon Grove, CA in 1935. Don attended Grossmont Union High School and San Diego Junior College. He enlisted in the U.S. army in 1950 and served in Korea for one year. He then returned to San Diego State College where he majored in Industrial Arts. While at SDSC he met and married Diane Cassell after graduation. The newlyweds moved to Redlands where he taught machine shop, wood shop, driver education and driver training at Redlands High School before retiring in 1990 after 33 years.
Married 60 years, the Lowrys had two children, Dr. Jeff Lowry and Jan Lowry Jerse (Ed). Grandchildren are Kevin Lowry (Alex), Sarah Lowry Anderson (John), Rachel Lowry, Brian and Michelle Jerse, and great-grandchildren Stella and Hawthorn Lowry.
Services will be held at the Riverside National Cemetery on Friday, June 29th at 12:15. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to the Redlands High School Scholarship Foundation in his name.
Published in Redlands Daily Facts from June 24 to June 26, 2018
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