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February 21, 2020

You were quite frankly one of the most honorable men I have ever had the pleasure of knowing and loving. Knowing that you're watching from Heaven makes me strive to be a better person every day. Love and miss you more than words can ever express.

Posted by Beverly Caldwell

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Place of Residence:
Methuen, MA
Location on 9/11:
Avid Technologies | Director of New Market Development

Douglas A. Gowell, 52, of Methuen, MA, beloved husband and father, died unexpectedly Tuesday (September 11, 2001) as a result of the New York World Trade Center plane crash and disaster. Born in Fitchburg, MA, Mr. Gowell graduated from Lowell Institute of Technology. He worked at developing cutting edge technology for the past 2 1/2 years at Avid Technologies in Tewksbury, MA as Director of New Market Development. Douglas also worked for other technology companies including Augment Systems, Inc. of Westford, MA, Polaroid Corporation, Waltham, MA and IMAGITEX, Inc., Nashua, NH.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. (Smith); his son, Michael and daughter, Jessica of Methuen, MA; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald and Denise Gowell of Santa Ana, CA, David and Dorothy Gowell of Newington; and a sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and David Stone of Milwaukee, WI; his half-brother, Wayne Gowell of Gardner, MA; and many nieces, nephews, and in-laws also survive him. Mr. Gowell possessed a genuine curiosity and interest in a wide variety of leisure time activities and hobbies. Foremost was his love for all types of music, followed by his desire to investigate, use and understand many forms of technology.