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WILCZEWSKI, David Of Stockholm Sweden and Stoughton MA, age 57, died peacefully in Stockholm on Aug. 22, 2009. Born in Boston on June 9, 1952, he was a 1970 graduate of Stoughton HS, and became an Eagle Scout in that time. He received his Bachelor of Music degree at the New England Conservatory of Music in 1975. Upon graduation Dave embarked on a musical career playing the saxophone that brought him to the West Coast and back. During this time he toured with such acts as Marvin Gaye, Tavares, Al Kooper, and Harvey Mason. In 1982 Dave moved to Stockholm, performing throughout Europe with jazz luminaries Steve Smith, Don Cherry, Vinnie Colaiuta, Bobo Stenson, Herbie Hancock, Bob Sheppard, Mike Stern, Nils Landgren, Peter Erskine, Lisa Nilsson, and Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. He has played on over 200 albums and in 2006, released his own CD, "Room in the Clouds". He was the son of John F. and Barbara G. (Felker) Wilczewski. Survived by his beloved wife Mio of Stockholm, brothers Steven of Stoughton, Kevin and wife Laura of Lexington, John and wife Gina of Bridgewater, and his sister Nancy Eddy and husband William of Sugar Hill, GA. He is also survived by 4 nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in Stockholm on September 11th with a tribute concert at Fasching Jazz Club in Stockholm on September 13th. Donations may be made in Dave's memory to the American Brain Tumor Association. www.abta.org

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