David John Addison, 71, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on December 16th, 2013. David was born in Madison, Wisconsin on January 6th 1942. David moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1953. He graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in 1961. David served in the United States Marine Corp. He married his high school sweetheart Miriam Mracek. They had 4 children together. David loved boating, snow skiing, and camping with family and friends. Family was always David’s first priority. David is survived by his wife of 51 years Miriam Addison; daughter, Stephanie (Matthew) Cunningham; son John Addison; son Scott (Sara) Addison; daughter Sara (Amanda) Addison; 4 grandchildren, Joseph Cunningham, Rory Cunningham, Madelyn Addison, David Addison; 3 siblings, Wilber “Bud” Addison, Mary Addison, Michael Addison. Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, December 21, 2013 at St. Mary’s Basilica, 231 North 3rd Street, Phoenix. Burial will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. The family would like contributions made to the Saint Mary’s School Scholarship and Benefit Fund. Patrick Madigan is the Director of Development for St. Mary’s (602)-251-2506 or PMadigan@smknights.org .