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BOGGS, Donald Edward Loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away Oct. 13, 2010, at his home in Lancaster, Calif. Born 1937, in Los Angelesand raised in Burbank, Calif. He was the only childof Alfred Edward and Rose Eleanor Boggs. Don worked as a Meteorologist for the National Weather Service. His career affordedhim the opportunityto work in several states throughout the U.S. He retired from the Air Route Traffic Control Center in Palmdale after a 37 year career. Throughout hiscareer he gained numerous awards and recognitions. He was a Freemason and alifelongElksLodge member. He was a devoted member of the Lancaster United Methodist Church. Don enjoyed weather, traveling, volunteering and expanding his education. He especially loved spending time with family and friends. Don loved life. He always enjoyed a new adventure. In retirement he enjoyed acting. He was a member of Screen Actors Guild. Don loved to travel. He enjoyed meeting new people and sharing stories. Everyone he met remembered him for his wonderful sense of humor. Don touched the lives of many people, always remembering to keep them near to his heart. Don will be especially remembered for his sense of humor, spirit of adventure, and kindheartedness. He will be greatly missed by all. He was preceded in death by his beloved son Douglas Boggs. He is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Norma Boggs, his son Donald Boggs and two Step-sons William and John Schwemmer. He has five grandchildren: Jon Boggs; Jennifer Boggs; Matthew Boggs; Travis Schwemmer; Molly Boggs and three great-grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Service at 3 p.m., Sunday, October 24, 2010, at Lancaster United Methodist Church 918 West Ave J Lancaster, CA 93535. In lieu of flowers, donationsmay bemade to the Antelope Valley Cancer Center 44105 N. 15th St. West Lancaster, CA 93534 or Lancaster United Methodist Church 918 West Ave J Lancaster, CA 93535.

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