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Richard "Don" Cowan Jr. '77 May 11, 2022 4:23 PM updated: May 11, 2022 4:27 PM

Richard Donald "Don" Cowan, Jr.
December 16, 1954 - April 30, 2022

Richard Donald "Don" Cowan, longtime Dallas area resident, died Saturday, April 30, of complications from Parkinson's disease. He was 67. Don was born December 16, 1954, in Tyler, TX to Frances Brown Cowan & Richard Donald Cowan.

Don attended Texas A&M University, earning bachelor's and MBA degrees. He was a proud member of the Corps of Cadets & remained an Aggie supporter throughout his life. Don enjoyed his family, sports cars, dogs, travel, and hunting. Although his long illness took away many things, including his mobility and ability to drive, he retained his sense of humor and hope.

He is survived by his children, Laura Hart (Chris) of Highland Village, Thomas Cowan (Claire Lancaster) of Austin; sisters Susan Kaiser and Camilla Cowan of Dallas, and other extended family. Memorial services will be private. If desired, memorials may be made to the UT Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120, Tyler, TX 75799, or your favorite charity.


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