Our Bro. Donald Rickles has laid down his working tools. Bro. Rickles passed from kidney failure, confirmed by long time spokes person, Paul Shefrin.
Bro. Donald Jay “Don” Rickles (May 8, 1926 – April 6, 2017) 90 years old, was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Best known as an insult comic, he also acted in both comedic and dramatic roles on film. He received widespread exposure as a frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Late Show with David Letterman. He won a Primetime Emmy Award for his documentary, Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.
We personally know him from our favorite 1995 movie, Casino.
Bro. Don Rickles was raised June 6, 1953 at Service City Geba Lodge No. 1009, Astoria, New York. Let us keep his family and loved ones in our thoughts and prayers.