Obituary of Don Lewis

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Don Lewis

Don Lewis (born April 30th, 1938 in Dade City, Florida) was a Businessperson who was best known for being the founder of “Big cat rescue”, a zoo in Florida. He is also famous because of his suspicious death. He may have died on August 19, 2002 and his death was allegedly because he was fed to a tiger. There is some controversy over whether Mr. Lewis is dead since his wife claims that he simply ran off to Costa Rica. He was 64 years old when he disappeared.

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Don Lewis Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Lewis, Don
    • Common Name: Don Lewis
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Dade City, Florida, United States
    • Birth Date: April 30, 1938
    • Age: 64 (at death)
    • Occupation: Businessperson
    • Religion: Christian
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Campbell's Tomato Soup
    • Favorite Color: Turquoise (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Don's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Jack Donald Lewis
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Gladys Cross (married 1955-divorced 1990)
      • Carole Baskin (née Carole Stairs Jones, married 1991-2002, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Gale Rathbone
      • Lynda Sanchez
      • Donna Pettis

Death Notice:

Category Tags:

BusinesspersonAmerican Born on April 30th Born in 1938 Born in Florida Died in 2002 Died at age 64 Died from Undisclosed reason

Quotable Quotes:

"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever."

"To the question whether I am a pessimist or an optimist, I answer that my knowledge is pessimistic, but my willing and hoping are optimistic."

"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last."

"No matter what you do - guns, no guns - it doesn't matter. You have people that are mentally ill. And they're gonna come through the cracks."

"Don Lewis lived a life full of adventure and compassion, leaving behind a legacy of altruism and love for both humans and animals. (V)"

Is Mr. Don Lewis still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-22 16:43:03
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