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Offline Twineagles

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Don McAllister
« on: May 20, 2020, 06:46:21 PM »
One of our key instructors in Southeast IA was killed in a car accident a couple of weeks ago. Don McAllister was instrumental in bringing Appleseed to his corner of the state. Don hosted shoots on his property that included targets out to 300 yards. I ran my first shoot as a shootboss at Don's range. Once Don earned his rifle man he accepted an orange hat. Due to the seasonal nature of his business he was limited on free weekends to work shoots. Don finished up his path to Instructor in 2018. He also managed the Appleseed IA FaceBook page. Don was a man with a big heart and a bigger smile. He will be missed.


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Re: Don McAllister
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2020, 07:39:28 PM »


I didn't have the privilege to meet the gentleman.  Mac began with the program about ten years ago and was instrumental with the Catalpa Creek range.

I hope his wife Karen (kgbmc) is holding up okay. 

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Re: Don McAllister
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2020, 08:32:26 AM »
Prayers for his family! 
In giving us dominion over the animal kingdom, God has signified His will that we subdue the beast within ourselves.
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They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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Re: Don McAllister
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2020, 09:40:15 AM »
So sorry to hear this.  Prayers to his family and the cadre.

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Re: Don McAllister
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2020, 10:33:39 AM »
So sorry. Condolences to his family.

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Re: Don McAllister
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2020, 03:38:59 AM »
Very sorry to hear this.