Obit — Donald J. Minton
March 11, 2003
A celebration of life is scheduled March 22 for Donald J. Minton, who died March 1, 2003, of a heart attack. He was 59.
Mr. Minton was born Sept. 11, 1943, to Keith and Harriet Navaro at Sacramento, Calif., where he was raised. He had a second home at South Lake Tahoe for the past 15 years, where he spent as much time as he could. He moved to the area as a permanent resident two years ago. Mr. Minton was a successful businessman in the automobile business for 30 years in Sacramento. He also served in the Air Force Reserves. He enjoyed traveling, snow skiing, boating, golfing, scuba driving and most of all, life. He lived life to its fullest and will be missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his sister, Manon McManus; niece, Elizabeth McManus; and nephew, Christopher McManus.
A celebration of life will take place from noon to 4 p.m. March 22 at South Lake Tahoe. For more information his sister can be contacted at (408) 378-1193.