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Donald A. Knight

  • Written by Valley View Staff

NightobitDonald A. Knight , 83, born in Seattle in 1929, a longtime resident of Kirkland and Duvall, died  of cancer August 20th in North Carolina where he resided the last five years.

Graduated Lincoln High School, 1948, where he met his wife Barbara of 45 years, d.1996. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves and retired from Pacific Northwest Bell in 1984.

He loved the outdoors, hiking and camping with his family. An accomplished craftsman and carpenter, he built furniture and toys and even his log home in Duvall.  He delighted in being busy and working with his hands.  His family bringing him his greatest joy.

Donald is survived by wife Alba, 3 children; Nancy Clarke (Richard), Susan Cosby, Robert Knight (Lynn), sister Elaine Nickolson (Bruce), 2 nieces, 9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, 4 step-children and their families. Services 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 22 at Evergreen Community Church, 3429- 240th St. SE., Bothell.

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