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Donald Bruce Ayars
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1922
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Death: 2003

Don was the youngest of the three sons. Like his older brother he graduated from Ottawa Hills High school. Together with Jack, Don served in World War II. He was a pilot and flew bombing raids out of Italy onto Austria. Upon coming home after the service he had a notion to move to California, but his father's ill heath in Grand Rapids brought him back. He married Patricia Bosworth and had four beautiful children. Don found that his winsome personality was useful in sales, and like other family members this became his life long career. He sold Buicks for many years at Staal Buick in Grand Rapids and eventually Cadillacs at Harvey Cadillac. Don was one the the top salesmen in the midwest if not the nation. He loved golf and his dogs. He was a very gracious host, making everyone feel welcome. His sense of humor was enjoyed by all. After his wife Pat's passing he spent much time with his friend Koyla. Although a Grand Rapidian for most of his life. He moved to Lansing to be by Koyla and son George. He died in Lansing from bone cancer. His remains were cremated and are intended to be interred by his wife Pats. This cemetery marker is only a memorial. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Melvin Ayars (1894 - 1956)
  Agnes Bosgraaf Ayars (1894 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Patricia Bosworth Ayars (1929 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Melvin Ayars (1917 - 1988)*
  John Robert Ayars (1920 - 1987)*
  Donald Bruce Ayars (1922 - 2003)
  Betty Lou Ayars Vredevelt (1930 - 2000)*
  Baby boy Ayars (1931 - 1931)*
  Bonnie Lee Ayars (1938 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rest Lawn Memorial Park
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Kirk Vredevelt
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66771224
Donald Bruce Ayars
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Donald Bruce Ayars
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Donald Bruce Ayars
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