After earning his PhD from SCU, Donald Thomas Comer ’68 a PhD taught for many years at San Jose State, Penn State, and Brigham Young University—conducting research and publishing. He started many companies both in California and in Utah, and holds more than 20 US patents.He enjoyed working on projects ranging from building cars to producing coconut-based engine fuel. Developing forms of renewable energy was his passion in his retirement years. In addition, Don and his wife Emmie donated funds to students in the Philippines enabling 10 students to attend college. Don died Feb. 4, 2020. His wife, children, and grandchildren survive him.