Donald Wayne Cottingame, 75, passed away at his home in Dallas on Monday, April 22, 2013.

Don received his undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University in 1960 and his master’s degree from Harvard Business School in 1964.

He was the founder of the Cottingame Co., which provided business consulting services for more than 40 years.

He was a member of the Cathedral of Hope, serving as an usher and active in the Legacy Group.

He is predeceased by his father, mother, and daughter, Katherine Cottingame.

He is survived by his partner, Austin Fortenberry of Dallas; his sons Kelly Cottingame, Dallas; John Cottingame, Dallas and Chip Cottingame, Little Rock, Ark.

Memorials may be made to any group supporting Alzheimer’s research.

A memorial will be held Saturday, April 27, at Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 26, 2013.