The butterfly community lost one it's greats, Don Mitchell, Founder of the Orange County Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association.
November 17, 1936 - August 16, 2009
Don Edward Mitchell passed away at University Of California Irvine Hospital due to complications from cancer.
He was a lover of butterflies, traveled the world, was a gifted writer, avid gourmet cook, gourmand eater, reader of all things, collector of knowledge and lover of life.
We will miss you Don, now go be with the butterflies.