Donald Lee “Don” Rand, 71, of Waldoboro, died March 12 at home. He was born Aug. 14, 1944 in Glendale, Cal. to Elmer F. Rand and Gwendolyn Y. Dunn. Don grew up in California and graduated from Burbank High School in 1961. He then attended the Chouinard Art Institute and obtained a BS in 1966.
Don operated an antique and restoration business for 12 years. He then owned and operated Merry-Go-Round in Griffith Park in Los Angeles for 10 years. Don then moved to New England and started a piano roll business and also became more interested in his art work which included line drawings, pastels and watercolors.
He was very entertaining and jovial and will be missed by many people all over the world.
Don was predeceased by his father and brother, Gary Rand.
He is survived by his mother, Gwendolyn Rand of Coopers Mills; one aunt; one nephew; and many close friends.
No services will be held at this time.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Don’s name to the Waldoboro Food Pantry, P.O. Box 692, Waldoboro, ME 04572.
To extend online condolences, light a candle for Don, or to share a story or pictures, visit his Book of Memories at www.hallfuneralhomes.com.
Hall’s Funeral Home and Tribute Center of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements.