Douglas H. Carstens, 37, who had been a manager of an Ellicott City restaurant, died Saturday at McCready Memorial Hospital in Crisfield of a progressive neurological disease.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Loudon Park Cemetery, 3801 Frederick Ave.
Mr. Carstens, who lived in Snow Hill, had been disabled because of his illness since the mid-1980s. He managed the Carriage House Restaurant in Ellicott City during the late 1970s and the restaurant at the Ocean Pines Yacht Club during the early 1980s. He then worked for a short time as a computer programmer for Atlantic Information Inc.
Born in Baltimore and reared in Ellicott City, he was a 1971 graduate of the McDonogh School and a 1975 graduate of Auburn University.