|Thanks to Kay (Wallace) Miller for this information about Daryl's passing. Kay notes, "He was always hopeful until the end, and an inspiration.".|
Daryl W. Cameron, 52, longtime car salesman
Daryl W. Cameron, a longtime car salesman in the Quad Cities, died of colon cancer Tuesday at his Lewiston home. He was 52.
He was born Nov. 21, 1945, at Moscow to Clarence R. and Coreen E. Broenneke Cameron. He attended St. Mary's Catholic School at Moscow and graduated from Moscow High School in 1964. He attended the University of Idaho at Moscow for two years.
He served with the Idaho National Guard from 1965 to 1976 and worked for Safeway Stores in Moscow and Walla Walla from 1966 to 1971. He worked for Prudential Insurance at Walla Walla from 1971 to 1973 and for Gibson's Men's Wear at Lewiston from 1973 to 1974.
He then began working in automobile sales, including stints at Lee Dinges Auto Center at Lewiston from 1974 to 1979 and 1981 to 1984, Wally Orvik Motors at Moscow from 1979 to 1981 and 1986 to 1989, Tony Copeland Ford in 1985, Neill Motors at Pullman from 1989 to 1996. He worked at Lee Dinges until September 1997, when ill health forced him to retire.
He married Linnea Lovaas Nov. 8, 1970, and they divorced in 1973. He married Cynthia Grieve Dec. 20, 1975, and they divorced in 1981.
He had been a member of the Clarkston Lions since 1975, including terms as president and zone chairman. He was a past member of the Elks Lodge in Walla Walla and Moscow and a past member of the Moscow Jaycees. At the time of his death, he was serving as president of the Bryden Canyon Men's Golf Association at Lewiston.
He enjoyed golfing and playing cards.
He is survived by his companion of 10 years, Norma L. Everett, at their Lewiston home. Other survivors include his parents of Lewiston; a son, Cory R. Cameron of Lewiston; and two brothers, Gerald R. Cameron of Spokane and Michael R. Cameron of Genesee.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home at Lewiston. The Rev. Joseph Schmidt of St. Mary's Catholic Church at Moscow and Fred Schmidt of Lewiston will officiate.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Family Hospice, P.O. Box 719, Lewiston 83501, or the Clarkston Lions Club, 615 1/2 Sycamore St., Clarkston 99403.