Don slipped away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Sunday, January 8, 2017. He leaves behind sons Rick and Mark (Julie)Yale, grandchildren Brett, Hillary, Zachary, Jacob, and Kaitlyn Yale, companion Marilyn Fishman and grand dog, Izzie. He is preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Miriam Clayman Yale. Don, a graduate of The Ohio State University, a diehard Cleveland Browns and Indians fan, will forever be a Buckeye. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Don lived in Columbus, OH, Chicago, IL, Rockville and Silver Spring, MD, Del Ray, Orlando and Boynton Beach, FL. A man who taught us all the true meaning of love and devotion, his spirit will continue to live in all who had the privilege to know him. Family celebrated his life in a private ceremony. For those who wish, Don can be remembered through a donation to Wexner Heritage Village, 1151 College Avenue, Columbus, OH 43209,www.whv.org
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