Donald Dzurick

1945 - 2013

Donald Ray Dzurick, 68, of Ashland, passed away April 4, 2013, at home. Don was born Feb. 13, 1945, to Russell and Sarah Phillips Dzurick in Fulton. He married Olivia Jeanne Eakins on June 25, 1982, who survives of the home. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by: daughter, Karen (Dan) Pryor of Blue Springs; daughter, Katy (Gabe) Edwards of Columbia; and son, Jeffrey Dzurick of Columbi. He was the best PaPa to grandchildren, Allison Pryor, Lauren Knipp, and Olivia Edwards. He is also survived by: three brothers, John (Linda), and Daryle (Lola) of Fulton, and David of Houston, Texas; one sister, Joan Meacham, Sedro Woolley, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother, Thomas. Don requested cremation. A gathering of friends and family to celebrate his life will be held at the family home, May 5, 2013, from 2 - 4 p.m., with the memorial at 3 p.m. If you were ever touched by Don's warm smile, please feel welcome to attend. Don left this note, "It's not how you are buried; it's how you are remembered." Contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice Compassus or the American Cancer Society. Online remembrances may be left for the family at