The following information was excerpted
from the Citizen Times of Asheville, N.C.
Donald Evans McLeod died
at the age of 74 in the Celo community on Saturday, November 29,
2003, from chronic lung disease.
He was born in Brevard, where his parents
owned and operated Camp Ilahee. He was educated at Guilford College,
where he was the star of the basketball team, and received a masters
degree from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. from the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
His teaching career began at Clyde, but
he soon returned to Brevard, where he taught biology and coached
basketball from 1955 to 1962. He taught at Salem College from
1964 to 1975, and then began teaching at Mars Hill College. He
taught there until his retirement in 1993.
He is survived by wife Fuller Chaffee McLeod;
three daughters, Martha McLeod, Margaret Carol McLeod and Susan
McLeod Owens; two sons, Donald Scott McLeod and Douglas Andrew
McLeod; as well as nine grandchildren.