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Donald Van Morrison

August 4, 1949 ~ March 17, 2020 (age 70)

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Donald Van Morrison, 70, of Crete, passed away March 17, 2020.  Beloved father of Jennifer and Ashley Morrison; cherished papa of Aviana Van Morrison-Renteria; dearest brother of John Raymond (Kim) and James Morrison; loving uncle of Matthew (Shannon) Morrison, Christen (John) Lyons and the late Daniel Morrison; former husband of the late Cynthia, nee Christopher. 

Don earned his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Western University.  The first four years of his career in law enforcement was with the Sauk Village Police Department before continuing his career with the Cook County Sheriff's Department for 34 years, 27 of which were with the Cook County Sheriff's Police Department.  He retired as the Executive Director of the Central Warrants Unit.  In addition to his career in law enforcement, Don was the co-owner of Video Circle for more than 20 years.

Don loved boats, the water, fast cars, woodworking and all things Colonial Williamsburg.  He took great pride in his home and had a deep love for his Weimaraners and his retired German Shepard partner.

Service and interment private.  Memorial contributions in Don's memory may be made to PAWS Chicago, 3516 W. 26th Street, Chicago, IL 60623 or


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