DONALD CLIFFORD SMITH, age 83, passed on October 22, 2009 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter in Wilmington.
Don was born in Cranston, RI, on February 3, 1926, served in the US Navy during World War II, and graduated from Yale University in 1946. Donald was a founding member of the Friends of American Art at Yale University and he was a life long scholar in this field. He loved golf, homemade ice cream, and his poodles.
Don is survived by his wife, Celia Smith, and his children: Bradford Smith, Craig Smith, Sally Smith Ekaireb and their families.
May he rest in peace.