DONALD MAYER Donald L. Mayer passed away in Tigard, Ore. on Aug. 15, 2013 from cancer. A former resident of Beaver Dam, AZ from 1997 to 2012, he is survived by his wife of 54 years, Paula C. Mayer of Tigard, Ore.; three children, Derrick Mayer of Aurora, Co., Marisa Hagar of Tigard, Ore., and Ronald Mayer of Vancouver, WA.; and a sister, Donna Clark of Dayton, OH. Don was born Donald Lee Shady in Columbus, Ohio on Aug. 29, 1932 and later adopted by his sister and her husband, the late Carl and Mildred G. Mayer of Dayton, Ohio. Don was a US Navy
veteran and met his wife while stationed in Astoria, Ore. in the 1950's. He took pride in being a homeowner, loved yard work, huge sports fan, and loved to travel and gamble. He is a former employee of Century Papers of Houston, Texas, Prudential Insurance company and Beaverton Oregon ISD. Don chose to be cremated by Youngs Funeral Home, Tigard, Ore. and a VA burial will occur later this year in Portland, Ore. A memorial birthday party and 55th wedding anniversary party was held at his former residence in Tigard, Ore. on Aug. 29, 2013 in his honor.