Obituary: Donald Dugan, geography major

Donald Dugan

Donald DuganDonald Joseph “DJ” Dugan, a senior geography major, died Dec. 23, 2013. He was 48.

Mr. Dugan was born in Flagstaff on Dec. 6, 1965, to Donald Wallace Dugan and Betty Jo Dugan. He attended Flagstaff High School, where he was a member of the football and wrestling teams and graduated in 1983.

He served in the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division, and he took pride in his work as a carpenter, leaving his mark throughout many Flagstaff neighborhoods.

His passions included fishing, hunting and camping—always with friends and family nearby.

Mr. Dugan was the proud father of three girls: Sarah Jean Marie Dugan-Gerrans (21), Madison Louise Dugan (7) and Sierra Lynne Dugan (5). Along with his three daughters, he is survived by his wife, Amy Dugan; father, Donald Dugan; brothers Michael and David Dugan; and sister Patricia “Pat” Nelson (Duane Nelson). He also leaves behind a large extended family and many longtime friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Dugan, and best friend, Tom Moyzes.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund account has been established for the benefit of his daughters at Wells Fargo. The account information is: D.J. Dugan Memorial Account 9848387636.

Memories and condolences can be shared online. Arrangements are by Norvel Owens Mortuary.