Darrel D. Johnson

  • Wednesday October 15, 2014
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October 21, 1942 �" September 7, 2014

Darrel D. Johnson, 71, passed away suddenly in a local hospital. He was born in Norfolk, Nebraska, lived several years in Marin County before spending the last four years in Walnut Creek.

Darrel earned his bachelor's degree from Hastings College and worked for more than 29 years as a legal coordinator for Catholic Healthcare West. He was an avid sports fan, especially his beloved Nebraska Cornhuskers.

He is survived by his sister Joyce Johnson of Colorado; his dear friend Maria Maddry; and other close friends and extended family. He was preceded in death by his former partner, David Kliskey, and his cat, Mau, and his dogs, Tiger and Miguel.

A celebration of his life will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, October 18 at Passalacqua Funeral Chapel, 901 West Second Street, Benicia, California. His ashes will be scattered off the coast of Marin County.

The family prefers donations to ARF of Walnut Creek or the Humane Society of the North Bay. Please visit the online tribute at www.passalacquafuneralchapel.com.