Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the late Donald and Hazel Irvine, Donald T. Irvine M.S. ’77 spent four years in the Navy after high school. He moved from Pittsburgh, PA to the bay area for college, graduating from Cal Berkeley with a BS and Santa Clara University with an MS, both in Electrical Engineering. His long career was spent working as an electrical engineer for scientific instrument companies, with the most memorable one being Applied Biosystems.  His post retirement job was at the Japan Woodworker where he made many friends that shared his passion for woodworking.  In addition, he enjoyed swimming, Cal football, gardening, and caring for his pets. Don passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on June 15, 2018. He was the loving husband of Diane Irvine, his wife of 38 years, and father to daughters Mandy and Becky Irvine. He is also survived by his brother, Rodger Irvine (Darlene), sister Beverly Hillyer, and many nieces and nephews. Don will be remembered for his kind, helpful nature. He touched many lives and will be deeply missed. 

08 Nov 2018