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Donald L. Dickinson

July 10, 1956 ~ October 22, 2017 (age 61)
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Message from Trish Jordan
October 28, 2017 5:36 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for comfort for you Cindy. He was an amazing man.
Message from Tisha Guy and family
October 31, 2017 9:20 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. Don was an amazing person. We'll be keeping you in our thoughts. Much love from us to you.
Message from Sharon O’Malley and Ernest Harman
October 31, 2017 7:46 PM

Our prayers and condolences to you and your family. Peace be with you all.
Message from Jan Stelljes Scheuerman
November 1, 2017 12:11 PM

The family are in my thoughts and prayers!!! What a terrible accident!! Hugs to you all!
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A candle was lit by Kathie Bates on November 1, 2017 2:25 PM
Message from Home
November 1, 2017 2:35 PM

Oh Cindy I'm so sorry for your loss. I know he was a true genuine man always so kind! He will be missed but not forgotten! Prayers for you and your family.....
God bless
Message from Kathie Bates
November 2, 2017 7:15 AM

That is from me. Love you Cindy!
Message from Jim and Marlys
November 1, 2017 6:25 PM

We will miss you. You are in our thoughts. Much Love.
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A candle was lit by You are never alone on November 2, 2017 12:13 PM
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A candle was lit by Carmen Angel on November 2, 2017 12:22 PM
Death is not an end, but a journey home. Someday, you'll be reunited with your loved one. Until then, Your loved one will live on in your heart, for those we've turly loved could never be forgotten. And I hope that the love you feel will give you strength through these difficult times. For God gave him a smile and took his hand and welcomed him to a familiar land. And it's much more warm and fair than the last time he lingered there. And though for his familiar voice you yearn, and every day, you wish for his return, he is home, at last, comforted by the love, of every angel in heaven above. He sheds no tears for the path he trod; for he has found everlasting warmth, beauty, and comfort in the hand of God. Have faith that the sun will shine again.
Message from Deb Bryan
November 2, 2017 11:00 PM

My heart is with you Cindy. I know you will always hold Don near to you, hold on to the memories and love you share. We are here for you 💜
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A candle was lit by Denise E. Martin on November 2, 2017 11:15 PM
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A candle was lit by Denise E. Martin on November 2, 2017 11:19 PM
Holly Dunn just called me
And shared the news. I am
so sorry! What a tragedy! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mason City, IA.
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November 3, 2017 3:23 AM

Message from Cheryl & David
November 3, 2017 4:54 AM

We're so glad to have met and spend time with Don both in Oregon and Iowa. He was the love of your life, and now he's at peace with God in heaven. He's your Angel now and forever.
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A candle was lit by Linda and Steve Harbeson on November 3, 2017 2:02 PM
Cindy, we are so sorry to hear this horrible news. May God comfort you in this time of need. God Speed to Don, prayers for all of you.
Message from Teresa Ranson, Victoria BC Canada
November 3, 2017 8:55 PM

I am saddened to have lost the father of my daughter (Tilura) in such a horrific accident. I was able to locate Don in California to unite him with his daughter in 2001. He came to back to Seattle to meet Tilura. Don and I have remained friends for the past 16 years. I see so many of his mannerisms and talents in our daughter that he will always be close by. A very generous and caring man.I
encouraged him to come back to the west coast (Davey Jones Locker is where he wanted to be) so he moved to Coos Bay. He was lucky to meet and marry
Cindy, as he needed to have some one to love and care for him as only Cindy could do. I will cherish the paintings that Don did for me of Mount Baker and a Whale in the ocean. Gone to soon and will truly be missed
Message from Lina Burkholder
November 3, 2017 9:07 PM

A wonderful person. May his journey be swift and may his kindness and wisdom live on forever. I love his look on life his artistic abilities and his ability as a photographer. We will miss him in this life but I hope we meet again.
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A candle was lit by Lina Burkholder on November 3, 2017 9:07 PM
Message from Donna barnes
November 3, 2017 11:46 PM

Cindy my friend.I was so blessed to be able to see Don for his haircut and be able to spend some time talking to him.I have never met such a kind and loving and funny both had such a truly amazing relationship that some can only dream of having.keep his memories alive and you will never be alone.I am so truly sorry .he will be greatly missed.
Message from Dawn (Hallman) Wnhoff
November 4, 2017 5:52 PM

Sorry to hear of your loss Cindy. May God comfort you and give you healing through great memories of love.
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A candle was lit by Holt Family on November 6, 2017 5:51 PM
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A candle was lit by Medforx on November 6, 2017 5:56 PM
He will be truly missed, taken from us to soon..wish I could be there for you mom everyday..sending my love, hugs and kisses from us!! Still in shock by this horrific accident that occurred...still at a loss for words...♡♡♡◇
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A candle was lit by Josie Perez on November 8, 2017 10:23 PM
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A candle was lit by Michael Lyons on November 9, 2017 9:01 PM
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A candle was lit by Michael Newton on November 9, 2017 10:27 PM
Message from Terry Hamilton aka Sis T.
November 11, 2017 1:11 AM

What can I say about Mr. Donald Dickinson, My friend and my emotionally adopted FB brother, Bro. D. We talked about all sorts of things. What was happening in the news and how we felt about it. All types of art and artists. We made each other laugh because we got each others humor. We loved each other like family even though we never met in person. Bro. D. was a kind and gentle person and through rough times with his health he kept on and pushed right through it. I'm blessed to have known him and Cindy all the way back to before they were married and they were head over heals about each other. You just knew that their love would last lifetimes, and I'm sure it has and will again. My heart goes out to them both right now, because how does one cope when the other one has transcended. So how does one say good-by to this most interesting man, this artist, this renaissance man. I won't say good-by, I'll just say see you later Bro. D. I'm glad our paths crossed and I hope they cross again. Until that time Bro. D. I'm sending you my best wishes on your journey and healing prayer to Cindy and your family. Love to you all
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A candle was lit by Terry Hamilton on November 11, 2017 1:13 AM
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A candle was lit by Lori June on January 8, 2018 6:44 PM
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