Richard L. Dunstan

By From page A2 | July 26, 2013

Sept. 28, 1924 — July 8, 2013

Richard L. Dunstan, a native of San Jose, Calif., died of natural causes on July 8, 2013, at his home near Placerville, Calif., with his wife and adult children at his side. He was 88 years old.

Mr. Dunstan was a longtime resident of Livermore, Calif., where he retired in 1982 after 28 years as a mechanical engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He was an avid outdoorsman and private aircraft pilot.

Mr. Dunstan was preceded in death by his son, Jeffery Alan Dunstan. He is survived by his wife, June L. Dunstan; and five adult children: son, Michael Dunstan of San Diego, daughter, Christine Davis of Los Gatos, daughter, Deborah Tarnowski of Tracy, daughter, Sheri Frank of Arizona and son, Gary Carrell of Hollister. He is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mr. Dunstan was born in San Jose on Sept. 28, 1924. He attended San Jose High School and San Jose State University. He served for more than three years during World War II as a gunner aboard a U.S. Navy destroyer in the North Pacific.

Interment will be private.


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