Obituary: David A. Smith, Cherished Neighbor And Friend 2024




In Loving Memory of David A. Smith



In Loving Memory of David A. Smith

David A. Smith, a beloved husband, father, and friend, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2023, at the age of 65.

David was born on January 1, 1958, in New York City. He grew up in a loving home with his parents and two sisters. David was a bright and inquisitive child, and he excelled in his studies. He graduated from high school with honors and went on to earn a degree in engineering from Stanford University.

After college, David worked for several years as a software engineer. He was a talented and dedicated employee, and he quickly rose through the ranks. In 1995, David co-founded his own software company, which became a successful enterprise.

David was a devoted husband and father. He met his wife, Sarah, in college, and they were married in 1985. They had two children, a son and a daughter. David was a loving and supportive husband and father, and he always put his family first.

David was also a generous and compassionate man. He volunteered his time to several charities, and he always gave back to his community. David was a true friend, and he was always there for those who needed him.

David will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. He was a kind and gentle soul, and he made the world a better place.

Funeral Arrangements

A funeral service for David will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 10:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto. A reception will follow the service at the church.

In Lieu of Flowers

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in David’s name.

Plant a Living Memorial

In memory of David, the family has asked that people plant a tree or other living memorial in his honor. A tree is a beautiful and lasting way to remember a loved one, and it will provide a home for wildlife and help to clean the air.



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