DON S SPLAWN
March 28, 1941-July 7, 2016
Don S. Splawn, of Centennial CO, died Thursday, July 7, at Littleton Adventist Hospital, from complications following a traffic accident on July 1. Born March 28, 1941 in Wichita Falls, TX, to Sam Jasper and Lily Jewell (House) Splawn. After graduating from Wichita Falls Sr. High, Don spent several years studying Architecture at University of Texas. He furthered his education with advanced training in his eventual chosen field, the Petro-Chemical Industry. Don traveled the world as an engineer and with two friends started their own firm, ZAP Engineering. After leaving ZAP, Don continued to work until 2014, primarily as consultant for various firms.
Don has two sons from his first marriage, Allen and Aaron. In 1992 Don met and married his Olympian sweetheart, Ice Dancer (1984 Sarajevo Olympics) Carol Jean Fox of Denver. Their children are Breanna and Travis. Don was a sky diver, bungee jumper, rock climber, rodeo photographer, skier and ball player. Especially...