|Death: ||Apr. 26, 2011, USA|
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Franklin Dale Davis - Franklin Dale Davis passed away April 26, 2011 of natural causes at age 61. He was born and grew up in the Olympia, Washington area. Dale graduated from North Thurston High School in 1967, and attended Washington State University. He served in the Army for two years. He was a 32nd Degree Master Mason. Following military service, Dale settled in Portland, Oregon and was the Technical Director at the Portland Civic Theater. Later he moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he lived for about 30 years. While in Baltimore Dale worked for The Theater Project before creating his own business with 2 partners, Design Arts Tech Company. DATCO built the Baltimore Opera scenery, made 50 news sets including the first Home Team Sports set and made approximately 500 television commercials. After closing DATCO Dale was involved in the TV and film business, working as the Art Director of Homicide: Life on the Street, then as set dresser, and propmaker. He worked on over 20 movies. Dale is survived by his four sisters: Karen Smith of Everett; Carolie Larson of Port Orchard; Carma Pullen of Kennewick; and, Kristi Hitchcock of Shelton. Dale's ashes will be placed in Mills & Mills Memorial Park in Tumwater, Washington with his mother and father, Frank and Bernice Davis. The family plans a private gathering of remembrance.
Published in The Olympian on May 14, 2011
Mills and Mills Memorial Park
Created by: Darlene
Record added: May 15, 2011
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