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Donald L. Orwald

December 12, 1941 - March 16, 2020
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Donald Orwald, 78, of Granbury, Texas, formerly of Butler, passed away on March 16, 2020, at his home.

 

Born on December 12, 1941, he was the son of the late Fred and Dorothy Orwald.  He is survived by his sister Judy McGee and her husband Rob, along with aunts, uncles and many cousins.…read more

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Donald Orwald, 78, of Granbury, Texas, formerly of Butler, passed away on March 16, 2020, at his home.

 

Born on December 12, 1941, he was the son of the late Fred and Dorothy Orwald.  He is survived by his sister Judy McGee and her husband Rob, along with aunts, uncles and many cousins xshell file.

 

Don was a graduate of Slippery Rock University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He spent his 30-year teaching career as a popular English teacher at Knoch High School, where he was also the Knight Times newspaper adviser and the director of the school plays and musicals 국회 영상 회의록 다운로드. He also helped produce Knoch’s Madrigal Dinner each holiday season.  He inspired countless students to pursue careers in the arts and media, and remained close to many of them long after his retirement crownix html5 viewer 다운로드.

 

Butler audiences will remember his talents on stage and as a director of performances at the Butler Little Theater and the Butler Musical Theater Guild.  Don also was well-known as Mark Twain, performing as Twain in a one-man show across Pennsylvania and the U.S.  In 2000, Don portrayed General Richard Butler for the Butler County Bicentennial Celebration in events across the county web.config 다운로드.

 

He continued his love of the theater as playwright, authoring a multitude of award-winning plays that were performed on stages in Butler, Pittsburgh, Saxonburg, Iowa and Texas HangulViewer 2005 Download. Most recently, his play about the invention of the Jeep was staged in Preston Park and “The Man in the Window” about John Roebling’s Brooklyn Bridge was performed at the Saxonburg Arts Festival. He also authored poetry and short stories.

 

Arrangements are being handled by the Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury, TX. A memorial service is being planned for later this year in Butler, PA.

 

Memorial donations can be made in his honor to the Butler Musical Theater Guild, the Butler Little Theater or the Mary Jo Mohn Covert Scholarship Fund, part of the Butler County Community College Education Foundation

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