*Sadly Don passed away on February 5, 2021.  Don was very much looking forward to the reunion and his widow, Zelda, has joined our Facebook page to keep an eye on reunion activities.

What are some highlights from the last 40 years?

  • Shortly after graduation I went to work for Parkdale Mills. In April of 2021, I will have worked for this great company 40 years.
  • I was married in 1987 to Zelda Brotherton and have 2 wonderful boys , Christian and Zachary .
  • I continue to connect with Elon past friends on social media as well as fraternity brothers both past and present ( Sig Ep ) .
  • Elon was great experience and prepared me for life after college in the real world . I will forever cherish the memories and friendships of my time while a student .

    Who would you particularly like to see at the reunion (virtual and in-person)?

    Sig Ep brothers, old friends, and teachers who took the time to make a difference in my life.

    How many (and/or) who of your classmates do you still keep in contact with today?

    Social media is wonderful and either keep up with friends there or talk to Frat brothers monthly.

    What is your favorite Elon memory?

    • Dr. Bruce Waller and Dr. Jeannie Williams who took the time to help me be successful
    • Small classes and the relationships
    • Football, Football National Championships
    • Rush and Pledging
    • And the great concerts that were there

    What is something interesting that you want your classmates to know about you?

    I love spending time traveling with my family . Enjoy the lake and beach . That I have been employed by the same company 40 years and love sports.

    A note from the Class of 1980 Reunion Committee:

    We received word that Don passed away on February 5, 2021. As we mourn the loss of our Elon classmate, we cherish the memory of our friend. 

    Don’s obituary: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/donald-lawrence-obituary?pid=197670964