I had the great pleasure to meet Mr. McDonald on several occasions and spend an evening over dinner w/ him after an IGOLD:It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Otis McDonald. Otis was 79. I have always considered Otis as one of those people who lived everyday bravely and was not a hero because of one event but was a hero every day of his life.Richard A PearsonExecutive DirectorIllinois State Rifle Association
He was a gentleman and an advocate. Starting out from humble beginnings, his contribution to society is immeasurable. He will be missed and mourned by many.