Obituary of Donald Wayne Eiss
Donald W. Eiss died on January 5, 2021 of COVID-19 at Reston Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Betsy Stillman,
Don was born in Staten Island, New York on
Don was a wonderful brother, husband, father, colleague and friend. He worked for 33 years at the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), Executive Office of the President, retiring from his job as a Senior Policy Advisor
Don’s family was the center of his life. He and Betsy were enthusiastic participants in all celebratory events. He surprised many children throughout the years as Santa Claus with visits on Christmas Day carrying gifts and good cheer. He loved baseball and was an avid Nationals fan and longtime season ticket holder. After his diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease, he became a strong supporter of the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (parkinsonfoundation.org) and participated in their annual fundraising event “Walk Off Parkinson’s” at Nationals Park. Don’s family asks that donations in his honor be sent to this wonderful organization.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date.