This is Cynthia, I am David's sister in law and Naomi's sister. I am so sorry to tell you that David passed away Friday evening. He was at home, comfortable, and surrounded by his family, friends, and his books.
Flowers are not a part of the Jewish funeral tradition., If you wish to make a charitable donation in David’s memory, Naomi asks that your direct your contributions to the options below:
A. Zusman Hospice, care of Wexner Heritage Village. They have been a huge help in the last few months to the family.
1151 College , Columbus, OH 43209
B. The Research fund of Dr Steven Clinton (researcher in prostate cancer and David's oncologist in Columbus)
Checks should be made out to:
James Cancer Hospital. Please write on the memo line "Fund #302024 or Prostate Cancer Prevention Fund
The James Development Office
660 Ackerman Road
P.O. Box 183112
Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112
C. Congreagation Torat Emet
2375 E. Main Street
Bexley, Ohio 43209
> D. Naomi and David's Dov, Saul, Isaac and Mimi
> Funds for the children will be established. These will be custodial accounts for the benefit and welfare of Dov, Saul, Isaac and Mimi. Donations can be made by sending checks made out to Naomi Myers, Dov, Saul, Isaac or Mimi Myers. 2645 Bryden Rd, Bexley, OH, or if you wish to donate directly to the funds that information will be available in the next week.
> Naomi would like to compile a collection of stories about experiences you may have shared with David so that she can create a book for Dov, Saul, Isaac and Mimi to better remember their father. Impressions of him and or his work are also welcome. I will be collecting the stories from anyone who would like to contribute. Nothing is too short or too long, feel free to include David's crazy side and/or off-color jokes. Please send your stories, memories, and thoughts of David to both Naomi (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Cynthia (email@example.com). As David was an avid internet, facebook and twitter user, please feel free to share this request with anyone who knew him either in person or electronically. Please do not post these stories on facebook or twitter but send to the above emails.
> Thank you for all your love and support. Please feel free to forward this to anyone you think might want it
Monday, September 29, 2014