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Donald Russell Faris

February 5, 2011 by

Donald Russell Faris, 66, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011 in Beaverton.
Donald was born Aug. 11, 1944 to Irvin and Buna Belle (Mcrew) Faris in Lakeview.
He played football at Lakeview High School. Later he achieved three educational degrees, including a structural design degree from O.I.T. and civil engineering degree. He served as an engineer for the city of Beaverton for 25 years.
Donald will be remembered as someone who could build or fix anything. He was a master craftsman and he was known for his superior wood working skills. Donald will also be remembered for his sense of humor, his love of life, and his thoughtful consideration of others. He was a man who appreciated what he had.
He is predeceased by his wife Helen who passed away in 1989.
He is survived by  daughters and sons-in-law Dona and Thom Rikard and Sharon and Russ Garnett; daughter Lisa Barber; brother and sister-in-law Robert and Mary Faris; sister and brother-in-law Susan and Kelton Vincent; sister Janet Leusink; 11 grandchildren.
Funeral and burial services were held on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011.

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