The Curry Coastal Pilot

Donald G. Brewer, 54, of Creswell, passed away April 17, 2013, at RiverBend Hospital in Springfield, following a brief hospitalization.

Donald was born June 8, 1958, in Gold Beach. He attended schools in Ophir and Gold Beach, and graduated from Gold Beach High School, where he earned a four-year letter in wrestling.

Following his graduation, he served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Donald is survived by his parents Don and Mary Brewer, sister Brenda and brother-in-law Kevin Starbird, and brother Scott Brewer, all of Gold Beach; nephews Bryce and Kyle Starbird and their families of Phoenix, Ariz. Also surviving are numerous relatives in Gold Beach, Brookings, Seattle, and Renton, Wash., Surrey, Port Coquitlam and New Westminster areas of British Columbia, and Salisbury, Mass.

The immediate family will hold a private service at the Gold Beach Cemetery at a future date.

Submitted by the family