Douglas D. Curran


Douglas D. Curran, 54, of Franklin, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital in Indianapolis.

He was born Jan. 15, 1961, in Greenfield to Thomas W. and Donna P. (Miller) Curran.

He married Terri Scheidell-Curran; she survives.

He was a 1979 graduate of Warren Central High School in Indianapolis.

He had been a simulation technology specialist for Marian University in Indianapolis for the past 10 years. He previously had worked for Thomson Electronics and Howard W. Sams in Indianapolis for 19 years.

He enjoyed bowling and had bowled a perfect 300, also enjoyed fishing, playing poker with the guys, but mostly loved hanging out with family and good friends.

Survivors include his wife, Terri Scheidell-Curran of Franklin; son, Greg J. Curran of Knoxville, Tennessee, a daughter, Megan L. Curran of Franklin; his parents, Thomas W. and Donna P. (Miller) Curran of Indianapolis; three grandchildren, Sydnie, Maggie and Tyson Curran; two sisters, Connie S. Curran of Indianapolis and Dawn M. Fields (Chuck) of Greenfield, and one brother, Dean J. Curran (Tawnya) of Ingalls; nephews, Matt and Steve Remmel, Zach Curran, and a niece, Courtney Curran; plus several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A time of gathering to celebrate Doug’s life will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. U.S. 31 (South Morton Street) in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Marian University Medical Simulation Center, 3200 Cold Spring Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Information: 738-0202