LAMOINE – David “Red” MacDonald, 78, died unexpectedly Sept. 17, 2008, at an Ellsworth hospital. He was born March 26, 1930, in Lewiston, the son of Clarence D. and Ethel M. (Ouellette) MacDonald. Red graduated from Bangor High School in 1949, where he was captain of the basketball team and a standout player. He followed basketball voraciously and continued to play on a regular basis. After school he served his country in the National Guard for 14 years. Red married Carolynne in 1954 and they eventually settled in Lamoine. He spent his life in sales, where with his outgoing nature, he amassed many friends and admirers. He was active throughout his life in sports and community. He was an avid golfer and particularly proud of his time spent as coach of the Ellsworth High School golf team. He was an active volunteer at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, including originating a valet parking program that continues today and assisting with their annual fundraising golf tournament. Red was a member of Anah Shrine. He is survived by his wife, Carolynne of Lamoine; sons, David and wife, Kristine, of Connecticut, and Brian and wife, Susan, of Kennebunkport; four grandchildren, Marissa, Jennifer, Conner and Quinn; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth. Contributions in Red’s memory may be made to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, 50 Union St., Ellsworth, ME 04605. Condolences may be expressed at