85, of Phoenix, was born December 9, 1930 in Canton, China and died May 21, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Dave came to the Valley as young boy in 1938 and lived in Phoenix for the rest of his life. He graduated from Phoenix Union High School in 1952. Dave served in the US Army from 1952-54. Dave was an active member of American Legion Post #50 in Phoenix. He married Ann Quan on June 3, 1956. He received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering and his Master of Science in Engineering from Arizona State University. He worked in the Aerospace and Defense industry for over 25 years. He enjoyed many years in retirement by fishing, hunting and camping in Arizona. He was also an active member of the Phoenix Trap and Skeet Club. Dave was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ann and is survived by sons, Terry (Barbara), Steven (Joy), Roger and Philip, grandchildren; Kelsey (Kyle), Kaitlin, Steven, Daniel, Kylie and Cameron; great-grandson Raefe and his brothers Bob (Marian) and Fred (Carol). Dave will be dearly missed by his large extended family and his many friends. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, that any memorials be directed in his name to The Hospice of the Valley, (https://www.hov.org/donate). Visitation will be from 1:30 – 2:00 PM with a Funeral Service at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, with Interment immediately following at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery.
Dear Marian, Bob, and immediately family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Dave. He lived a very long and fulfilling life. May the peace of Jesus be with you now to comfort you and bring you solace during this difficult time.
Sincerely, Virginia Chang
I am very sorry for your loss, I pray that God will cover you with peace and comfort..
Roger so sorry to hear about your father. You and your family and friends will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dearest Phil and family
I was saddened to hear of your loss, I’m soo sorry. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers and if there is anything I can do to help please do not hesitate to reach out to me. My deepest condolences my friend.
Terry, Steven, Roger and Phillip,
So sorry to hear about your father passing. I will never forget about the good times we all had out at the “Trap Club” while growing up. Keep your heads high for your father lived a prosperous and full life.
So sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. I was a co-worker of his and we played cards at lunch for years. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ve heard many great stories about your dad from Phil. He loved his family dearly. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.
I was saddened to hear of Dave’s passing. I shall remember Dave as a kind and gentle person. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. He is now reunited with Ann and that’s a beautiful thought.
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you! Dave was such a kind gentle man. I was so glad to see him at the wedding. I know how very special he was to all of you! Kelle
Terry Lee and family
Sorry to hear of Dave’s passing he will be greatly missed by the entire Quan clan.