Dr. Harold Dent, age 89, passed away May 28, 2018. He was born June 27, 1928 in San Diego, California. Harold will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Donna. They have been married for 64 years. He will also be missed by his son, David Dent; daughter, Kathy (Bill) Green; daughter, Karen (Jack) Moretti; and grandchildren, David, Michelle (Elmo) Damante, Jason, Lisa, Noelle, and Holly; and one great-granddaughter Kayla. He was proceeded in death by his oldest grandson, Michael.
Harold graduated from Pacific Union College with a BA in Biology in 1953, and then served 2 years in the army during the Korean War. He and Donna were married in 1953 just before he entered the army. Harold worked several years as a City Planner before he went to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, where he graduated in 1967 with his DDS degree. He had a busy dental practice in Susanville, California for 32 years, and retired in 1999. He and Donna enjoyed traveling and gardening on their six acre home in Northern California until they moved to Phoenix, Arizona to be near family members.
Harold had many interests. While practicing dentistry in Susanville, he designed and drew political cartoons for the local paper, Lassen County Times, and also served on The Lassen County Board of Education.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am on June 1, 2018, at Mountain View Cemetery in Mesa, Arizona, with a Celebration of Life afterward at the Moretti home.