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Howard Smith


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Howard Smith Obituary
Smith, Howard
1932 - 2017
Howard Daniel Smith "Dan" was born to the late Hazel Margaret and Lysle R. Smith on October 13, 1932 in St. Mary's. WVA. He graduated from East Liverpool High School and the Ohio State University from the School of Architecture. He served as the president of his fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha. Dan also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. In 1981 he founded his own architectural and planning firm, Smith Associates Architects and Planners. A few of his firm's achievements include the design of many Dublin City Schools, Ashland Oil Inc. projects and The Benedictine University in Lyle, IL. Mr. Smith was a member of the Dublin Community Church, Kiwanis Club, The Masonic Service Organization and past president of the Columbus chapter of the American Association of Architects.He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Cynthia (husband, Ken) and grandchildren, Laura, Alison and Kenneth and great-grandson, Hudson; son, Daniel (wife, Judy) and granddaughter, Loni and great-grandchildren, Zane and Athena; daughter, Melinda (husband, Dr. David) and grandsons, Nathan, Mitchell, Adam and Jason; daughter, Jennifer and grandson, Krishna; sisters, Hazel, Carolyn and Mary. A Celebration of Life will be planned for a later date. Dan was driven by the highest ethical and artistic standards in the pursuit of excellence and his memory will be honored with love. To send an online condolence, please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 11, 2017
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