Don Murray

Remembering Don Murray

This page is dedicated to the memory of Don Murray,
drummer for The Crossfires, The Turtles and The Surfaris.

Don Murray – 1969

…and to his loving fiancee, Jamie,
who keeps his spirit alive!

Don & Jamie – Christmas 1995

After first playing drums with the legendary Crossfires, the band re-formed as the Turtles. He left the Turtles in 1966, to pursue a career in graphic arts. He returned to music in the early eighties when he joined the Surfaris, and continued to play with them for an amazing 15 years.

Don Murray passed away March 22nd, 1996, from complications following surgery.

He was a respected and loved member of the surf music community…

Don Murray 1965

Contribute to the Don Murray Memorial Fund,
for the South Bay Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation.

Go to the Don Murray Memories Page,
for friends recollections of his incredible life!

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