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Donald L. Atterbury

1929 - 2021


On Saturday, January 9th, 2021, Donald Lee Atterbury of Eureka CA, passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 91.

Don was born on May 11, 1929 in Portland, Oregon to Casper and Wretha (Mc Cormick) Atterbury. After growing up in Portland, he moved to Humboldt County in the early 1950s and joined the Navy in 1952 where he was stationed in San Diego as an Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd Class, served on the USS Curtiss during 1954 Operation Castle atomic bomb testing in the Bikini...

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