In Memory

Donald McCuan

Donald died on 5/12/2017.

SHERMAN - Donald Franklin McCuan, PhD., passed away May 12, 2017.
He was born April 26, 1950 in Sherman; graduated from Sherman High School in 1968, BS Physics Austin College in 1972, Doctorate Mathematics University of Colorado at Denver in 2012. His career was as a software engineer, beginning in 1973.

He earned his Paleontology Certification at Denver Museum of Nature & Science in 1992, and volunteered in field and prep lab for the remainder of his life.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Moore McCuan; his brother, Ronald McCuan; his sister-in-law, Teresa; his nephew, Charles; his niece, Michelle Grimes; and his cousins, Tricia, Wayne & Larry Grigg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bertha Lee Grigg McCuan and Noble McCuan.

A Celebration of Don's Life was held May 21, 2017 at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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Published in The Herald Democrat on June 25, 2017