David O. Carolan
David O DOC' Carolan September 23, 1955 - October 4, 2016 San Diego A dedicated and loving father, Dave brought his family to San Diego from his Sacramento birthplace in order to work as a carpenter at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. He built many award winning exhibits that helped raise money for the Don Diego scholarship program, as well as designing custom horse jumps for DMTC. " No problems, only solutions" was his motto. After retiring from civil service "DOC" held a C-6 contractors for finish carpentry. He applied his master craftsmanship to many custom homes in San Diego.His generous nature was realized by a readiness to lend a hand to strangers and neighbors alike. He taught traditions of hunting and fishing to his sons Daniel and James along with many others. The next generation of Carolans' carry on these skills building on Dave's legacy.American Indian heritage led Dave to be aware of and love God and nature. Many a meal, song, and his big heart have been shared at a Carolan BBQ. A celebration of life will be held at his home in Fallbrook, November 5th.
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