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Lloyd Davison McDonald
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lloyd's honor may be made to The Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pgh., PA 15212.

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“I was very sorry to hear about Lloyd's passing and my thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. ”
1 of 86 | Posted by: Abby Buffington - Williamsburg, VA

“To Family and Loved Ones,I was living in Philly at the time that I started volunteering as a U.S. Rowing Officialand began working the various...Read More »
2 of 86 | Posted by: Marty Mirabal - Georgetown, TX

“Jeanne - I am so sorry for the loss of your dear husband. Terri BrineSt. Michael's Parish, Stillwater ”
3 of 86 | Posted by: Terri Brine - Stillwater, MN

“Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
4 of 86 | Posted by: Kathy and Bruce Weber - Phoenix, AZ

“To Lloyd's family,While I have not met you, in hearing of Lloyd's passing I was moved to share with you the incredible impact Lloyd had on so many in...Read More »
5 of 86 | Posted by: Denise McCabe - Prior Lake, MN

“I am deeply saddened to learn of Lloyd's passing. It's hard to imagine a world without his booming voice and personality. I worked with him at...Read More »
6 of 86 | Posted by: Kristi Melrose - Lake Elmo, MN

“Jeanne,I was very saddened to hear of Lloyd's passing. Don filled me in on the details and it came as quite a shock. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
7 of 86 | Posted by: Chris Palen - Vienna, VA - Friend

“JEANNE:So sorry to hear about Lloyd. Lots of great memories from our days at thrift. ”
8 of 86 | Posted by: DAVID & EILEEN HALPERN - PA

“My condolences to the entire family. Lloyd and I met when I was a parent volunteer at Fox Chapel Crew and he was the same with Mt. Lebanon crew. We...Read More »
9 of 86 | Posted by: Mark Bellinger - Pittsburgh, PA

“I'm sorry for your loss Lloyd was one of the good guys i met in this sport. God bless. u will be missed! Frank ”
10 of 86 | Posted by: FRANK SANDS - Pittsburgh, PA, PA

“I'm extremely sadden to hear of Lloyds passing, I remember him as a parent who got involved in a sport after his child had left the sport. he was my...Read More »
11 of 86 | Posted by: FRANK SANDS - Pittsburgh, PA, PA

“Dearest Jeanne & Family,What lovely memories we share of our family's on Lower Herring Lake and watching our children grow. Mary was such a dear part...Read More »
12 of 86 | Posted by: Tom & Cindy Engdahl - Hobart, WI

“Lloyd will be missed by many! One of the smartest I have ever meant and decimated to task and family! Lloyd once shared that it was love at first...Read More »
13 of 86 | Posted by: Donald Schmidt - Las Vegas, NV

“Jeanne and family, I am very sorry for the loss of Lloyd. I worked with him for a number of years at Thrift Drug / EHS / CVS. I also knew him...Read More »
14 of 86 | Posted by: Joe Raimondi - Gibsonia, PA

“Dear Lloyd's Family,I am a former co-worker of your Husband, Grandpa, Dad, Father-in-law, Uncle and I share your sorrow in missing a great man. I...Read More »
15 of 86 | Posted by: Patty Martin - Eagan, MN

“My condolences to the McDonald family. I worked with Lloyd many years ago at TDI/EHS. I was young and impressionable, and Lloyd certainly made an...Read More »
16 of 86 | Posted by: Tony Nicolazzo - MONROEVILLE, PA

“My deepest sympathy and prayers for the McDonald family. I remember Lloyd fondly --- he was always a joy to be around. May he rest in peace. ”
17 of 86 | Posted by: Tom Holleran - Gibsonia, PA

“I am so sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. I truly enjoyed working on his team at Prime. Whenever you saw Lloyd coming down the aisle, you just knew...Read More »
18 of 86 | Posted by: Doris Heilman - Fridley, MN

“I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Lloyd. I could count on him to keep me on my toes while also adding some levity to the...Read More »
19 of 86 | Posted by: Tricia Swedin - Eagan, MN

“It was always reassuring to find that Lloyd would be chief referee, I knew that the race would be well organized and that everyone would know what...Read More »
20 of 86 | Posted by: Robert Lee - Boston, MA

“Lloyd was new to refereeing when I first met him at the Narragansett Boat Club. I appreciated his eagerness to learn and his balanced demeanor. He...Read More »
21 of 86 | Posted by: David Loftus - Friend

“The rowing community will miss Lloyd. He always made those around him feel comfortable, a true gentleman.LeeAnne DiLucca ”
22 of 86 | Posted by: A friend

“Lloyd's spirit lives on with you and he will not be forgotten. Our family got so lucky when Jack brought us Mary and the whole McDonald Family,...Read More »
23 of 86 | Posted by: Jeff and Cheryl Padden - Phoenix, AZ

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary and the whole McDonald family-we are so sorry for your loss! ”
24 of 86 | Posted by: Cynthia Fichera - Cornwall, NY

“Jeanne & Family,I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Lloyd but it sounds as though he was a great guy. Jeanne, you are such a beautiful,...Read More »
25 of 86 | Posted by: Jean Zajac - Stillwater, MN

“So sorry to hear of Lloyds passing. Such a wonderful mentor and patient teacher. I loved working with him. He was such a great referee. Prayers to...Read More »
26 of 86 | Posted by: Allie Loveland - Friend

“Lloyd was truly one of the bright lights in the USRowing Referee corps, and will be deeply missed by those of us who knew him. He was a person you...Read More »
27 of 86 | Posted by: Malchus and Amanda Watlington

“ So sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. Condolences and prayers to his family. He was a wonderful person and referee. He will be missed. ”
28 of 86 | Posted by: Dan Smith - Friend

“Lloyd and I worked side by side many times under the finish line tent at Lake Natoma. He will be missed. ”
29 of 86 | Posted by: DeDe Birch - Gold River, CA

“Dear Jeanne and family ,We were very sad to hear of Lloyd's passing. Our family has fond memories of time spent with you all when the kids were in...Read More »
30 of 86 | Posted by: Tim and Maureen White - PA

“Lloyd was such an amazing person. Always had a way of making things fun! He made you feel like you were a huge part of everything even if the...Read More »
31 of 86 | Posted by: Candy Svitak - Cottage Grove, MN

“My deepest and most sincere condolences to the McDonald family. Lloyd was the consummate professional, mentor, and friend with who I was honored to...Read More »
32 of 86 | Posted by: Tim Kozikowski - Long Branch, NJ

“Deepest sympathy to the McDonald family for your loss. I echo the thoughts of my rowing colleagues regarding Lloyd’s impact on our lives and...Read More »
33 of 86 | Posted by: Dee McComb - Bainbridge Island, WA

“Jeanne, Deacon Fred and I are very sorry for the loss of your dear Lloyd. You and your family are in our prayers. God's peace and Love be with you...Read More »
34 of 86 | Posted by: Sue Ann Eckhardt - Pittsburgh, PA

“I had the pleasure of working for Lloyd as his assistant during his time at Prime and he was hands down the best. He could always make you laugh and...Read More »
35 of 86 | Posted by: Tammie Bearth - Eagan, MN

“Every interaction I had with Lloyd while working with him at Prime was a positive one. Lloyd was a great people leader and led his team and...Read More »
36 of 86 | Posted by: Jason Towley - Farmington, MN

“I will never forget Lloyd, he was so special and one of a kind. I worked with him at Prime and he ALWAYS found a way to light up the room with his...Read More »
37 of 86 | Posted by: Tascha Nelson - Farmington, MN

“Lloyd was one of a kind, always bold and strong but deeply cared about the people he worked with. He touched many lives in a positive way. He...Read More »
38 of 86 | Posted by: Jaime Lehmeyer - MN - Coworker

“My deepest condolences to Lloyd's family. Lloyd was an engaging and hard worker. He has been and will continue to be missed at Prime. ”
39 of 86 | Posted by: Gay Uttenhove - Bloomington, MN

“My sincere condolences to the McDonald family for your loss. Lloyd was a great referee, a wonderful mentor and his sense of humor unforgettable. I...Read More »
40 of 86 | Posted by: Elaine Roden - Miami Beach, FL

“My heart is so saddened to learn the news of Lloyd's passing. Such a sweet, caring and funny man. During fundraisers at Prime, instead of...Read More »
41 of 86 | Posted by: Judy Haus - Apple Valley, MN

“I knew Lloyd for a relatively short time, but he was amazing to work with. He was very knowledgeable and was always willing to help me when I reached...Read More »
42 of 86 | Posted by: Amber Watts - Prior Lake, MN

“My condolences to the McDonald family. May your memories lift your spirits during this difficult time. ”
43 of 86 | Posted by: Kim Kishel-Geiger - Farmington, MN

“Lloyd always made me smile and laugh. He would stroll by, say something funny, stop and chat, and tell me he was going to bring me hot peppers from...Read More »
44 of 86 | Posted by: Lori Sanchez - Eagan, MN

“My sincerest condolences to the family of Lloyd. I had the pleasure of working with him at Prime Therapeutics. He was one of the most knowledgeable...Read More »
45 of 86 | Posted by: Shereese McIntosh - Brooklyn Park, MN

“I have so many wonderful memories of Lloyd. As a former co-worker and friend of Lloyd's, I remember how he lit up when his grandchildren were born...Read More »
46 of 86 | Posted by: Rachel Nelson - Lakeville, MN

“I am very saddened by this news. Lloyd led my department where I worked at Prime Therapeutics. He was such a nice guy. Prayers to the family for...Read More »
47 of 86 | Posted by: Christine Bitterman - Ellsworth, WI

“Please accept the deepest condolences from my family and I. Lloyd was a colleague at Prime Therapeutics and a tremendous resource in support for our...Read More »
48 of 86 | Posted by: Robert Behler - Victoria, MN

“I am so sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. I always enjoyed working with Lloyd during his time at Prime Therapeutics and will carry fond memories of...Read More »
49 of 86 | Posted by: Stephanie Ransdell - Eagan, MN

“I had the privilege of working under Lloyd as a referee. Always considerate and a professional. He will be missed. ”
50 of 86 | Posted by: Laurie Souders - Maitland, FL

“My sincerest condolences to the McDonald family. Lloyd was my AVP at Prime Therapeutics. He was a respected leader, and friend. He will be missed...Read More »
51 of 86 | Posted by: Diana Dickmeyer - Eagan, MN

“Such a nice man....such sad news....Sending peace and prayers to his family, friends, and fellow referees as you mourn his passing. ”
52 of 86 | Posted by: Martha Strom - Shrewsbury, MA

“Sincerest condolences to the entire McDonald family. As a fellow US a rowing referee, Lloyd was a mentor and a dear friend. I am stunned and so...Read More »
53 of 86 | Posted by: Barbara Jones - Family

“Sincerest condolences to the entire McDonald family. As a fellow US a rowing referee, Lloyd was a mentor and a dear friend. I am stunned and so...Read More »
54 of 86 | Posted by: Barbara Jones - Family

“Heartfelt condolences to the McDonald family. I was one of the many USRowing officials who was mentored by Lloyd. I am truly saddened at his passing...Read More »
55 of 86 | Posted by: Trinath Goteti - Diamond Bar, CA

“I'm shocked and saddened. Lloyd was a true colleague and friend in the rowing world. I learned much from him and had great respect for his demeanor,...Read More »
56 of 86 | Posted by: Bob Appleyard - IL - Friend

“Our sincere condolences to the McDonald family, we will keep you in our prayers, Zory and I will miss him. ”
57 of 86 | Posted by: Jorge and Zory Salas - Miami, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the McDonald family. Lloyd was a good friend and great mentor to all of the referees he teamed up with. Lloyd was...Read More »
58 of 86 | Posted by: Kim and Tad Shilling - Friend

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the McDonald family. Lloyd was a good friend and great mentor to all of the referees he teamed up with. Lloyd was...Read More »
59 of 86 | Posted by: Kim and Tad Shilling

“My sincere condolences to the McDonald family. Lloyd touched the lives of so many of us in the rowing community. He was a true friend, full of life...Read More »
60 of 86 | Posted by: Darlene Disney - San Diego, CA

“Sincere condolences to the McDonald family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. USRowing has lost a great official who enabled athletes to achieve...Read More »
61 of 86 | Posted by: Jean Reilly - La Jolla, CA

“Lloyd was a mentor and truly a great friend to myself and many in the US Rowing community. I will miss Lloyd's great smile, loud laughter, unusual...Read More »
62 of 86 | Posted by: HAL JOHNSON - ALEXANDRIA, VA

“This loss is tremendous to all who knew him.. Todd and I were just talking about him the other day. He was a great teacher and a wonderful friend. ”
63 of 86 | Posted by: Leah White

“Our condolences on the loss of your husband Jeanne. May God's love and peace be with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
64 of 86 | Posted by: Joe and Paula McGrath - Lake Elmo, MN

“Lloyd, your kindness and patience will be with me always. As a newer referee you mentored and taught me so many ways to be a better referee and a...Read More »
65 of 86 | Posted by: Sharon Collins - Philadelphia, PA

“My deepest sympathy and prayers to the McDonald family. ”
66 of 86 | Posted by: Gregg Harris - Carmel, IN

“I have been refereeing with Lloyd almost since the beginning of my tenure with usrowing. As a comrade,he was great fun, as a referee he demonstrated...Read More »
67 of 86 | Posted by: Kathleen Dameo Dameo - bethesda, MD

“My deepest sympathy to all of you. Lloyd was a great mentor to me in the world of refing the boats on the water but what struck me was the deep love...Read More »
68 of 86 | Posted by: Roberta Gross - Piedmont, CA

“My most sincere condolences to Lloyd McDonald’s family. I have enjoyed refereeing with Lloyd in the Midwest for the past few years he will be...Read More »
69 of 86 | Posted by: Patty Ohme Hansen - Minneapolis, MN

“USRowing, and the ref corps in particular, is a better organization for Lloyd having chosen to lend his time and talents. His impact just here in...Read More »
70 of 86 | Posted by: Helen Davis - Dublin, OH

“My deepest sympathy and prayers to the McDonald family. Lloyd will be missed by all of us in the rowing community. ”
71 of 86 | Posted by: Sherri Kent - Milledgeville, GA

“Jeanne and Family, We are filled with sadness and a feeling of great loss. Jane and I came to know you and Lloyd early in your move to MN and...Read More »
72 of 86 | Posted by: John Cavanaugh - Maplewood, MN

“My condolences to the McDonald family. I officiated with Lloyd for a number of years and considered him a trusted mentor and friend. His passion for...Read More »
73 of 86 | Posted by: Derek Blazo - Westerville, OH

“You just showed up on my doorstep at Sandy Run twenty years ago, with Victor in tow, wanting to officiate at NVSRA regattas. Dan Thompson licensed...Read More »
74 of 86 | Posted by: Roxanne Everetts - Gainesville, VA

“Robert and I send our love and prayers to Lloyd's family. We knew Lloyd through US Rowing. Lloyd was a kind and honorable man. We enjoyed working...Read More »
75 of 86 | Posted by: Sharon Wulbern - FL - Friend

“Our condolences to Lloyd's entire family ,we are all diminished by your loss. Lloyd was a kind and knowledgeable referee and trusted colleague . ”
76 of 86 | Posted by: Katherine and Andrew Hauser - IA

“So sorry for your loss, he was a wonderful man and tremendous referee ”
77 of 86 | Posted by: Jim Dwyer - Glenville, NY

“Our deepest sympathy and prayers are sent to the McDonald family. May you be filled with loving and happy memories. ”
78 of 86 | Posted by: Jim and Dee Hotop - The Woodlands, TX

“Working as a referee with Lloyd was always a joy for me whether we were starting races or borrowing (and sinking) launches. No matter what, he had a...Read More »
79 of 86 | Posted by: Linda Muri - HANOVER, NH - Friend

“Blessings to the McDonald family ✝ I have wonderful memories of you living a block away from me, on Beverly Road and spending time with Jeanne...Read More »
80 of 86 | Posted by: Judith O. Samson - Mt Lebanon, PA

“Dearest Jeanne and family...I am so very sorry for your loss, Jeanne. I never knew Lloyd, but knowing you, he had to have been a great man. You and...Read More »
81 of 86 | Posted by: Ann Newlander - STILLWATER, MN

“Lloyd was a wonderful person and referee. I always was grateful when he was at a regatta because he kept things in perspective. In working with him...Read More »
82 of 86 | Posted by: Terry Friel Portell - Saint Louis, MO

“So sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. Our condolences and prayers are with you. He will be missed.John Quinn ”
83 of 86 | Posted by: John Quinn - Boston, MA - Friend

“Im going to miss you LLoyd. We had many good times at regattas. ”
84 of 86 | Posted by: John Musial - wycombe pa 18980, PA

“Dear Mrs. McDonald, Dave, and family,My wife, Eftihia, and I want to pass along our sincere condolences for your loss. My mom had passed to me this...Read More »
85 of 86 | Posted by: Christopher Buffington - PA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know he was back in Pittsburgh. We live in Jefferson Hills now. ”
86 of 86 | Posted by: Dan Thompson - Jefferson Hills, PA


Cherished husband of Jeanne (Grandy). Devoted dad to Patricia (Matthew) Sampogna, David, James (Sarah), Mary (Jack) Padden and William. Proud grandpa to Mary Grace, Matthew Jr. and Luke Sampogna. Eldest son of the late David and Diane McDonald. Dear brother to John (Pamela), James (Harriet) and Anne (David) Rudziensky. Loved and respected by his in-laws, nieces and nephews. Longtime official with the U.S. Rowing Association and recipient of the Julian Wolf award for his contribution to the rowing community. Arrangements are entrusted to WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE (412-563-2800), Scott Twp., 15220, where a private service will be held for the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lloyd's honor may be made to The Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pgh., PA 15212. www.slaterfuneral.com