Donald Earl Miller
March 20, 1930 - January 07, 2018
On January 7, 2018 at mid-day noon Donald Earl Miller transitioned peacefully and quietly from his home in Newport Beach, California. Don was born to Olive Maud Lenhart in Youngstown, Ohio in the Florence Crittenden home in 1930 and was adopted by Walter Alvin Miller and Wilma Ivey (Alberty) Miller soon thereafter. Don grew up in Ferrell, Pennsylvania until junior high school when his family moved to Anaheim, California. There he attended Anaheim High School and later UCLA, studying English, Music, Math, and Psychology. Some of his best memories were from his time as a soda jerk at the Jolly Roger on Balboa Island, where he invented and crafted ice cream delicacies to the delight of all. After college he . . .