David Fisher Sr.

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David E. Fisher, Sr.

Naples, FL

David E. Fisher, Sr., 68, died on July 27, 2014 after a battle with cancer.

David was born November 29, 1945 in Washington, DC and grew up in Takoma Park, MD. David was a 1963 graduate of Montgomery Blair High School, Silver Spring, MD and a 1969 magna cum laude graduate of Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL. While at FSC, he became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, where he made many lifelong friends.

After college graduation, he was drafted into the Army and served in Vietnam during 1970 to 1972 where he was awarded two Bronze Stars.

He began his professional career at Arthur Andersen in Washington, DC. From 1976 to 1995, he worked for the Silver Companies (real estate development) in Fredericksburg, VA where he ultimately served as their CFO.

Upon retirement, he moved his family to Naples, FL where he was active in the community and eventually opened his own CPA tax practice. Over the years, he served as the Treasurer for the Immokalee Child Care Center, Sigma Chi Fraternity Alumni Assoc., FPC past Sunday School teacher for high school students, and Seacrest Country Day School soccer coach. In addition, he was one of the Sigma Chi Alumni who helped Florida Gulf Coast University obtain their charter. His hobbies included Corvettes, golf, fishing, working on cars and spending time with friends and family.

David is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Pam Lazzari Fisher; his children, Amy (Stephen) Loupin of Tampa, FL, David Jr. of Naples, FL, and Matthew of Naples, FL; his grandchildren, Molly, Katie, Lukas, and Jakob; and his brothers, Kenneth F. Jr. (late Betty) of Fredericksburg, VA, Richard T. (Margie) of Upper Marlboro, MD, and James A. (Ann) of Dacula, GA. He also is survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, along with a host of friends.

He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth F. and Stella E. Fisher.

Services will be held on Saturday, August 2nd at 1:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Naples, 250 Sixth Street South, Naples, FL with a reception following.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Cancer Alliance of Naples, 990 First Avenue South, Suite 200, Naples, FL 34102 or Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.

For online condolences, please visit fullernaples.com.


Published in Naples Daily News on July 30, 2014
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