Don W. Coover, III was born and raised in Santa Rosa, California and has strong ties to the commuity with involvment in various organizations. He was a real estate broker, then later became involved with Kresky Signs, Inc.and retired as president. In 1986 he married his wife Mary, an elementary school teacher. Together they have three children and three grandchildren. Don and Mary enjoy their retirement traveling and spending time with family and friends.
The impact of being born six weeks prematurely with an inherited connective tissue disorder wasn't completely understood until later in life. As a child, Don was always aware of having a tender skin which would cut and become traumatized very easily. With proper precautions in life style and his guarded approach to physical activities, he could lead a fairly normal life.