OC NABA Founder - Don Mitchell

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.

1 comment:

  1. I'm so sorry to hear about this. Don and I communicated several times while I was editor of Butterfly Gardener. He was witty and supportive and knowledgeable. My condolences to his family and to the members of NABA Orange County. I shall miss him.