Randall Charles Morgan passed away on December 20, 2021, while under hospice care in his home in San Clemente, California, at the age of 72 after enduring three years of treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Randall was born in the Luverne Community Hospital to Bernard and Lorraine Morgan of rural Kanaranzi on Christmas Day in 1948.
He graduated from Ellsworth Public High School in 1966 and went on to achieve a degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Minnesota. He worked in industry and went on to get his MBA while working for Chrysler Motors in Detroit. In the later years of his career he went on to get his Master of Education and taught high school AP calculus and physics.
Randall married Nancy Smith in 1983. Nancy spent her career as a flight attendant, which allowed the two of them to travel the world. They made their retirement home in San Clemente, California, from where they continued their worldly adventures.
Randall is survived by his wife, Nancy, and his six siblings: Patricia (Ken Block) of Wapakoneta, Ohio; James (Dorothy) of Brookings, South Dakota; Larry (Mary Ann) of Maplewood, Minnesota; Richard (Carol) of Luverne; Robert (Kathy) of Lino Lakes, Minnesota; and Michael of Shoreview, Minnesota, as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Always a scientist, Randall donated his body to the UCLA Medical School in Los Angeles, California.
A celebration of life will be held per his wishes in Minnesota “when there is warmer weather. “