My condolences to his family, who I know that he cherished. He was a great numismatist and will be missed by all of us.
I had the pleasure and the honor of knowing Dave for over thirty years. Beyond his enormous contributions to numismatics, he was one of the most generous people I have known. I grieve for his family, as do the hundreds in our hobby to whom he himself on a first-hand basis. Rick Sear