Dana Cameron Clark of Paso Robles passed away Aug. 13, 2018, when he lost his courageous battle with cancer. Dana was born in Elmhurst, Illinois on July 27, 1950. He was the middle child of five born to John and Carol Clark.
When he was in middle school the family moved to Solana Beach from Illinois. He graduated from San Dieguito High School in 1968. He attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. In college, he met Jim and Judy Dewing and they formed a lifelong friendship. Dana fell in love with the Central Coast area so he made his life here. After working for different gardening concerns, he took a job at Farm Supply. He was in their irrigation department for 36 years and became part of the firm’s family.
Dana was a hat man … He loved wearing and collecting different ones. He enjoyed reading a variety of books, mysteries, biographies, and philosophy books. He was famous for his sourdough french bread and sharing a variety of creations from his smoker among family and friends.
In Paso Robles, Dana was active in the Plymouth Congregational Church. He served as a moderator and trustee. He also was a proud member of the Paso AA. He was just shy of celebrating his 9th year of sobriety.
Dana was preceded in death by his parents, brother and nephew. He is survived by three sisters, nieces, nephews, several cousins and a large circle of friends in the area
A celebration of Dana’s life will be held Saturday, Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. at Plymouth Congregational Church at 1301 Oak St, Paso Robles. A buffet luncheon with follow. All are invited to join us to remember the wonderful man Dana was.
In lieu of flowers please donate, in Dana’s name, to the American Cancer Society or the Plymouth Congregational Church.