March 6, 1931 – May 14, 2020
Donald A. Jones ’57 was born March 6, 1931, in Belgian Congo, Africa, and died May 14, 2020 in Escondido, California. He was born to Seventh-day Adventist missionary parents and grew up in Africa and California. He graduated from Loma Linda University Medical School in 1957 and had a distinguished career as an OB-GYN physician for 50 years, beginning with the U.S. Army and followed by private practice, primarily in Escondido. He was known for his caring interest in his patients.
He is remembered by his family as a hardworking, fun-loving, and colorful personality who loved his family deeply. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Carol Jones; their 4 children, Stephen D. Jones ’83, Thomas A. Jones ’82, Allison Harper, and Katherine Herber; 11 surviving grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.