June 2, 1912|
Regina, SK, CAN
|Died||August 1, 1943
Vancouver, BC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings
Donald John Deacon (June 2, 1912 in Regina, Saskatchewan – August 1, 1943 in Vancouver, British Columbia) was a professional ice hockey winger who played parts of three seasons for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League from 1936–37 to 1939–40.
Deacon played 30 career NHL games scoring six goals and four assists for ten points. In his only two playoff games, he scored two goals and added an assist. Deacon died after falling from a balcony at a friend's party in Vancouver, British Columbia while on military leave in 1943.
-  Deacon at Find A Grave.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
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