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Don Barclay

Jan 27 1943 - Aug 29 2006

Don Barclay, born January 27, 1943 to Hugh and Janet Barclay in Washington D.C., passed away August 29, 2006. Don was a resident of Allen, TX and is survived by his wife Fran, his sister Susan, his children Scott, Mari, Todd, Stephanie, Coty, Wes, Patricia, six beautiful grandchildren and countless loved ones. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Allen, TX and an active member of the community having served as past president of the of the Texas Business Association of Amarillo. Don was the Human Resource Director at Lindsey Manufacturing, Crouse Hinds, and Affiliated Foods, Inc. in Amarillo,Texas. Most recently he worked for Blockbuster Distribution Center in McKinney,Texas. Don's dedication and commitment to Blockbuster helped to affect a culture change at the Distribution Center. As a result of his efforts Blockbuster Distribution was able to reach a safety milestone of two million hours without a lost time accident. In recognition of his efforts Blockbuster Distribution and the Collin County Community College District Foundation established the Don Barclay Safety Achievement Scholarship Fund. In leiu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Collin County Community College Foundation Inc. at 220 W. University Drive, McKinney, TX 75071 or the American Cancer Society, 8900 Carpenter Fairway, Dallas, TX 75247. Don retired from the United States Army as Captain. Don was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him more than words can describe. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. September 2, 2006 at the First United Methodist Church of Allen, 601 Greenville Ave., Allen, TX 75002.
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