Born in central California on Oct. 31, 1950.
Graduated from Cate School, class of 1968, also
graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1972.
Lived and studied sculpture in Carrara, Italy.
He returned to Santa Barbara for the last 40 years,
sculpting at his studio in the Funk Zone for 29 years.
Passed at home June 27, 2015 from brain cancer.
Donald leaves behind his wife, Wendy (Wilton), and dog, Toto, his
mother Janet, and brothers Bo, Mike and their families,
his brother and sister in law, Mike and Kuulei Wilton, and their family.
He understood and exercised the tenets of “a life well lived”, and
he left with extraordinary grace.
There will be a remembrance honoring Donald on Tuesday, July 14th at Chase Palm Park Center, 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd., beginning
At 1:00 pm.