Wednesday, April 1, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Donald Frederick Ashton

Screen Shot 2014-06-09 at 11.59.52 AMAug. 11, 1932 – May 21, 2014

Donald Frederick Ashton, 81, a longtime resident of Davis, passed away in his home on May 21, 2014, of natural causes. At his request, no services will be held.

Don was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, on Aug. 11, 1932, to Warren and Ella Ashton. He became a United States citizen in 1942, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war. Don was a businessman with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and was always looking for his next opportunity. He owned a handful of successful businesses over the years.

When he was younger he enjoyed flying, and earned his private pilot’s license. Later on, he developed a love of boating and enjoyed his time on the water.

Don is survived by his wife of 45 years, Karen Ashton; his sons Darin, Glenn, Brent and daughter Michele; and several grandchildren.

Comments

comments

Special to The Enterprise

.

News

 
 
Woodland Library’s community room reopens

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Museum celebrates Easter with candy-filled eggs

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Easter egg hunt set Sunday at Atria

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
AquaMonsters open summer registration

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

Cancer fighters will gather Saturday for Relay For Life kickoff

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
Poet laureate emerita celebrates at book-release party

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

UCD gets grant to look at open access to published research

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
Odd Fellows will host a big birthday bash

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

Tamblyn presents a comedy concert

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
AARP’s free tax-prep services continue

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

Round up at the registers for Davis schools

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

 
‘Sip and Shop’ kicks off Child Abuse Prevention Month

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

Pain management lecture slated April 8

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

 
Seniors invited to join new social group

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A8

Pence Gallery: See artists at work during Garden Tour

By Natalie Nelson | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
.

Forum

Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: B4

 
Is Davis on the cusp of an evolutionary change?

By Rich Rifkin | From Page: B4

.

Sports

 
UC Davis represents well at Final Four in Indiana

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Descalso looks back at Aggie days, ahead to new Rockies gig

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Blue Devils drop softball game at CBS

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

Aggies get ready for Hawaii by rolling over St. Mary’s

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
JV/frosh roundup: DHS younger girls soccer squad stomps Grant

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

UCD roundup: Nunez powers Aggies to softball win

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
Gibson’s heroics ensure a DHS split at Boras Classic

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B10

.

Features

Spring is a busy time for honey and hives

By Dan Kennedy | From Page: A8 | Gallery

 
.

Arts

 
Fiery bluesman brings guitar pyrotechnics to The Palms

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Bluesman and guitarist Buddy Guy comes to Davis

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
.

Business

.

Obituaries

.

Comics