This message recently from Don Bissell's wife: 

Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hi, Jim, this is Don Bissell's wife, Sue.  I just wanted to let  you know that Don passed away Jan. 15.  I don't know if he ever communicated that he had a motorcycle accident in 2005 that caused spinal cord injury resulting in quadriplegia.  His last 9 years have been very painful and difficult.  Your e-mails, especially the ones with humor, meant a lot to Don.  He credited his Navy service for making him the man he was.

I would appreciate it if you could let others that he served with know about his death.  He had a lot of good memories of his fellow radarmen aboard the Mahan DLG11.

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