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Obituary for Donald Phillips

July 28, 1936 - April 22, 2020
North Royalton, Ohio | Age 83

Loving Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle


Donald (Don) A. Phillips, age 83 of North Royalton, OH, and formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at University Hospitals Main Campus, following triple bypass surgery. He was born July 28, 1936, in Cleveland. Don was a proud U.S. Army veteran. After his military service, he worked for the city of Cleveland and also with his brother Tim in a heating and cooling business. Don loved classical music and other arts. He was an active member of Northcoast Naturists and AANR Midwest. Don was a volunteer Tract Trekker with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Don is survived by his beloved wife Mary (nee Landgrebe) of 41 years, daughter Renee Aquila (Larry), son William A. of Chicago, IL, brother-in-law Richard Landgrebe of Goldsboro, NC, siblings Patricia Kepes of Painesville, OH, Dorothy Battes of Madison, OH, Timothy (Patricia) of Cumming, GA, Mary Ricco (Michael) of Walton Hills, OH, Albert (Kathryn) of Freedom Township, OH, Thomas (Audrey) of Brunswick, OH, Germaine Phillips (Bruce) of Meadville, PA, Terrance (Patricia) of Ravenna, OH, Kathleen Schiciano (Joe) of Highland Heights, OH, John (Lynne) of Garfield Heights, OH, and many nieces, nephews, and grands. Don was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Dorothy (nee Yarham), and brothers Anthony (Elizabeth), Robert (Louise), and James (Carol). A Celebration of Don's Life will be held when we can all be together again, and will be announced on the website. For now, memorial contributions may be made in Don's name to the AANR Education Foundation at 440-842-7800

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