Donald V. Baut, 87, died on May 7, 2014. He was born on October 28, 1926 in Detroit, to August and Alice (Johnson) Baut. He was a graduate of the Denby High School in Detroit, and in 1961 graduated from the University of Detroit. He worked during his college career at Chrysler and in Winkleman’s Main Office. Following graduation, he was a teacher for a period of time and became curator at the Dearborn Historical Museum for 29 years before his retirement.