Friends of Eugene Harold “Gene” Mc Donald will hold a memorial – celebration of life ceremony in his honor Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Esquina Argentinian in Escazú Centro.
Mc Donald, 70, a well known expat who practiced acupuncture and auriculartherapy, died Nov. 16 in Hospital San Juan de Dios where he had been fighting a gastrointestinal infection and pneumonia since Oct. 17.
Mc Donald was born March 4, 1941, in Chicago, Illinois. and studied at the University of Miami. When he came to Costa Rica, he moved to Montezuma on the Nicoya peninsula and later to Escazú where he had a large practice among fellow expats. He had more than 20 years experience and was licensed by the State of Florida.
Friends are encouraged to bring chocolates and sweets in his honor to share with the others.