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1933 Donald 2021

Donald Scanlon

September 13, 1933 — February 24, 2021

Donald D. Scanlon, 87, of Kansas City passed away February 24, 2021, in the company of his daughters and loved ones.

Born in Brookfield, MO, Don moved with his family to Kansas City during elementary school.  He graduated from Northeast High School and served in the Air Force during the Korean War.  Upon returning to the United States, he met and married the love of his life, Jo, and was a devoted father to Debra and Sandra.

A loyal thirty-year employee of TWA, Don served as a union steward and serviced a variety of aircraft from the famous “Connie” to jumbo jets.

Don is survived by his daughters Debra Hurst and Sandra Rogers; sons-in-law Wayne Hurst and Phil Rogers; grandchildren Jack Hurst, Julia and Cameron Higgerson, Alec and Peter Rogers; sister and brother-in-law Linda and Fred Whisman; chosen daughters Heather Yerion-Keck and Kristin Keck; two great-grandchildren and countless loving friends and family members.

Services will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Terrace Park Funeral Home at 801 NW 108 Street, Kansas City, MO 64155.  Visitation will be held at noon, and services at 1:00 pm.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Kansas City Artists Coalition at https://kansascityartistscoalition.org/support/donations/, to support the vibrant arts program that Don and Jo loved so much!

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Visitation

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery

801 NW 108th St, Kansas City, MO 64155

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery

801 NW 108th St, Kansas City, MO 64155

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