Don Irvin and Dorothy Bushnell were married 70 years ago on Sept. 21, 1947. They have two children, Pat Irvin and Tina Jones. Pat and his wife Nancy have one daughter, Chelsea; Tina and husband Doug have two children, Tristan and Justin. Tristan has a daughter, Hailey.
Since they were newly wed, Don and Dorothy have made their home in the Coos Bay area. They owned and operated Pacific Optical Lab until 1988 when they sold the business and retired.
Don and Dorothy have made the most of their retirement by traveling to all 50 states, most of them with their RV following behind them. They continue to enjoy camping and spending time with the family.