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Don Richardson (1935 - 2018)

Born in Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canadamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1961 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Florida, United Statesmap
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Don was born June 23, 1935 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.[1]

In 1962, Don has his wife Carol went to work among the Sawi tribe of what was then Dutch New Guinea (now the Indonesian province of Papua) to with Regions Beyond Missionary Union (now World Team).

Don went on to facilitate the translation of the New Testament in the Sawi language.[1]

In 1972 he wrote the book "Peace Child" which tells the story of how Christianity became accepted by the Sawi people.

Later he wrote Lords of the Earth in 2003 and Eternity in their Hearts in 2006.

In 2004 his first wife (Carol Joy) passed away and then seventeen months later Don married his second wife, Carol Joyce.[2][3]

He passed away December 23, 2018 in Florida, USA.[4][1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Don Richardson page on Wikipedia (accessed Feb 2019)
  2. Remembering Don Richardson (accessed Feb 2019)
  3. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 11 February 2019), memorial page for Carol Joyce Richardson (1936–2004), Find A Grave: Memorial #119681388, citing Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park, Westlake Village, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Family Scribe (contributor 47794964).
  4. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 11 February 2019), memorial page for Don Richardson (23 Jun 1935–23 Dec 2018), Find A Grave: Memorial #196123206, citing All Faiths Memorial Park, Casselberry, Seminole County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

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