Tributes for

Sobczak, Donald

Sobczak, Donald A.
Donald A Sobczak, 54, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on July 17th at 10:54 am. He is survived by parents Richard and Christine of Sun City West; children Adam and Tricia (Harvey) of Mesa; Ashleigh of Phoenix; Life long partner and best friend, Kimberly Lansdowne of Scottsdale; Taylor and Cameron Gustafson of Scottsdale; Brothers Rob, his wife Tammy, John, his wife Amy all of Fort Wayne, and many much-loved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Born in South Bend Indiana, he moved to Fort Wayne Indiana at twelve and graduated from Carroll High School in 1978. After graduating from Indiana University in 1982, Don moved to Arizona where he worked in radio advertising and construction. Companies included KARZ-AM, KMEO-FM, Cohill's Building Specialties, Border Products, The Burke Company, Grate Solutions and Site Steel Specialties. In the past four years Don built a successful voice over career, which included over 25 audio books in 2 years, many radio and television commercials, e-Learning, and countless guide books. Ten years ago Don's life was changed forever when he met Kimberly Lansdowne. Don was a committed and devoted father to Ashleigh and Adam, he lived for and loved his children very much. Other than his commitment to Kim and his relationship with his children, he valued nothing more than friendship. Over his lifetime he had the indescribable fortune of having many long lasting friendships. He left an impression on everyone he met, if it was only for five minutes or for fifty years. He was a self described, "charming, personable and incredibly funny" guy. A gathering to celebrate Don's life will
take place at the McDowell Mountain Center 16116 N. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road, Scottsdale on August 2nd from 3:00-7:00 pm. Please stop in any time for drinks, appetizers, music, laughs and stories. Your "ticket in the door" is a favorite picture of Don or a great Don story.