Donald E. Racy (San Antonio, TX) passed 4/5/2019 at the age of 80. Don was born August 3, 1938 in West Mineral, Kansas to John & Mary Racy. The Racy family moved from West Mineral to Lawrence, Kansas in 1955. Don graduated from Lawrence High School in 1956 and then earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Pittsburg State University. In 1965, Don earned a master's degree in Education from the University of Kansas. Also, in 1965, Don and Ann were married. They celebrated 54 years of marriage. Don taught mathematics at South Junior High School and enjoyed painting houses during the summers with several teachers "the paint crew". Don was proceeded in death by his father and mother John & Mary Racy, his brother Bill Racy, and his brother Melvin Racy. Don is survived by his wife Ann Racy, his son Geoffrey and his wife Tami, his brother John Racy, and many nieces and nephews. A "Celebration of Life" will be held at the KU Adams Alumni Center (Bruckmiller Room) in Lawrence, KS on Saturday April, 27th @ 3:30.
Published in Lawrence Journal-World from Apr. 10 to Apr. 12, 2019.