David Woods

David Woods

Birth
New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 21 Dec 2016 (aged 81)
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial
Memorial ID 175456176 · View Source
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David was the youngest son of Composer Harry MacGregor Woods and Barbara Nye Simpson. His two older brothers Ralph and John Pre-deceased Dave by about 30 years. Due to asthma, his parents moved from New England to Glendale, Arizona for the climate. After attending University of Arizona where he majored in music, Dave moved to New York City; Dave worked as a guitarist and as a producer for Decca Records, collaborating with musicians such as Scott Fagan, Bobby Vinton and McKendree Spring. In 1967, he toured with Dave Van Ronk and the Hudson Dusters. In 1983, Dave's marriage- life began. Dave shifted from Music to architectural restoration, restoring Poughkeepsie's by-gone era of pre civil was mansards, and whose work can be seen in the upper rotunda of the Adriance Memorial Library. On the evening of the Winter Solstice, December 21, 2016 Dave passed away after slipping on the ice in front of his house. He leaves behind his 4 children, wife, grandchildren and cousins, and friends in his beloved Hudson Valley. David's funeral took place at st. Paul's Episcopal Church on Mansion Avenue on January 14th 2017, 47 years to the day of his father's passing.


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  • Created by: Moretto
  • Added: 17 Jan 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 175456176
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Woods (28 May 1935–21 Dec 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 175456176, ; Maintained by Moretto (contributor 46557036) Non-Cemetery Burial.