Sture Douglas (Doug) Nelson of Green Valley, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 1, 2019 in Scottsdale, AZ at the age of 92. He was born July 5, 1926 in Springfield, MA.
Doug served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was seriously wounded at Omaha Beach on D-Day. He later worked for Spalding Sporting Goods Company. A skilled athlete, he spent many years as a professional ski instructor and a golf teaching professional.
He will be greatly missed by his family members,close friends in Green Valley, and the staff at Haven Golf Course.
Gifts in Doug's memory may be made to The Animal League of Green Valley, who found a new home for Doug's beloved dog Zang.