A memorial Mass and celebration of life took place July 30 in Antioch, Calif., for Don Munoz, 64, who died peacefully July 11, 2007, in his daughter’s home in Antioch. He suffered from primary amyloidosis, an extremely rare blood disorder.
Don was born May 26, 1943, and was a San Francisco Bay Area real estate broker and developer for 40 years. Don moved to South Lake Tahoe in 1997, and successfully managed the Tahoe Villa North Lodge for the past eight years. He was an active member of the Screen Actors Guild and appeared in “Cool Hand Luke,” “Bullet,” “Towering Inferno” and most recently “Smoking Aces.” He also appeared in numerous television series.
He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Munoz of Antioch; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Mary Munoz of Antioch; sister and brother-in-law, Rosie and Bennie Duran of Reno, Nev.; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Rose Munoz.
Donations in Don’s memory may be made to the Amyloidosis Support Network, 1490 Herndon Lane, Marietta, GA 30062.