David Harrison Lund

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David Harrison Lund, of Sanibel, Florida, born December 10, 1927 in Erie, Pa. where he resided most of his life, was the son of Attorney C. Harrison Lund and Gladys Freeman Lund. After graduation from Strong Vincent High School in 1945 he served in the U.S. Army, graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1949 and from UB Law School in 1952. He was a member of the New York State Bar and served with a Buffalo law firm until admission to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1954. In general law practice in Erie for 13 years, first with Harrison Lund followed by Roger Fisher and Gordon Kennedy, Mr. Lund, in1967, was engaged by the J. A. Zurn Manufacturing Company, later "Zurn Industries Inc", to establish an in-house legal department. He served as Zurn's General Counsel and a Senior Vice President until his retirement in 1993. During this period Zurn Industries grew as an international public company on the New York Stock Exchange having thirty six manufacturing and construction divisions with over five thousand employees. Mr. Lund's community activities included service as President of the Greater Erie YMCA, President of the Manufacturer's Association of Northwest Pennsylvania, Chancellor of the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul and Corporator of St. Vincent's Hospital, Erie, Pa. He was an active member, and formerly on the Board of the Erie Yacht Club. He was a Member-At-Large of the 2009-2010 Bridge of the Sanibel Captiva Sail & Power Squadron, communicant at St Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Sanibel, Fla., and Chair of the Scene Stealers volunteers of the Florida Repertory Theatre. He was preceded in death by his brother, John Freeman Lund. He is survived by Sally, his wife of 58 years, four children: Dr. Peter Lund (Amy Sue), Erie, Pa,, Carrie Lund Cacioppo (Robert), Ft Myers, Fla., Amy Lund, Hamburg, N.Y. and David Lund Jr. Esq. (Anne), Kirkland, Wash., ten grandchildren: Peter Scott Lund, Katherine Lund, Alan Lund, Calder Epes, Hilary Epes, Robin Epes, Matthew Cacioppo, Julia Cacioppo, Harrison Lund, and Nels Peter Lund, and a sister, Sally Thorn of Cary, N.C. In lieu of flowers please send memorials to The Cathedral of St. Paul, 134 West 7th Street, Erie, PA, 16501 or The Erie Art Museum, 411 State Street, Erie, PA, 16501.

Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 6, 2011
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