Delos "Dee" Circle
Aug. 20, 1938-May 20, 2021
Rancho Mirage, California
Dee Circle died peacefully at home in Rancho Mirage, CA on May 20, 2021. He was predeceased by his father, mother, sister, and grandson, Taylor. Dee leaves behind his loving wife, Candace, daughters Lori (Gil Solon), Jenny (Dermot Cronin), and Jamie, grandchildren Ryan, Tommy and Lily, and his brother Dick Circle. Two weeks following his passing, he was joined by his faithful canine companion, Nikki. Delos Oran Circle, born in Selah, Washington, on August 20, 1938, Gracia Fern Lancaster and William Oran Circle. He had two older siblings, Dick and Sharon. Dee spent his childhood in Washington. After high school he joined the Coast Guard and moved to northern California. He was a Peninsula resident for over 50 years. In 1958 he married Penny Ferguson and had a daughter, Lori Anne; they later divorced.
In 1974, Dee married Candace Lee Edmondson; they had two daughters, Jennifer Dee and Jamie Leigh. Dee was a successful real estate loan broker and developer in the San Francisco Bay area. He was an avid golfer and sports fan, cheering on his beloved Warriors, 49ers, and SF Giants, and never missed a minute of The Masters. Dee was Jenny’s #1 fan as she played basketball through college.
In 2003, Dee and Candy retired to the desert and built a home at PGA West. Dee was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was kind, generous and funny. Dee was always the biggest personality in the room and always surrounded by friends.
In lieu of flowers, please hug your family and friends and feel free to reach out to Candy at [email protected] with photos or memories.