1955 - 2013
David Earl Rootes, age 57, of New York, NY, passed away on April 19, 2013.
David was born in Hibbing, MN on December 15, 1955. He graduated from Hibbing High School in 1974 and continued on to receive a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
David was married to Denise McGann on April 2, 2009 in New York City.
David is survived by his devoted wife Denise; parents Earl and Dolores Rootes of Red Wing, MN; sister Brenda (Rootes) Hendrix and brother-in-law Jeff Hendrix of Zumbrota MN; brothers Jeff Rootes and sister-in-law Debbie of Circle Pines MN, Brad Rootes and sister-in-law Kim of UK, Earl (Corky) Rootes and sister-in-law Sue of Fort Mohave, AZ. Children; Brianne (Rootes) Hall and son-in-law Justin of Waterford, MI, and Kevin Rootes of Bristol, CT. Former wife Jill Dupill of Bristol, CT, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dave was a passionate New Yorker and loved rooting for the Yankees, Knicks and Giants as well his beloved University of Michigan Wolverines.
In keeping with the wishes of David, there will be no funeral services.
Published on NYTimes.com from Apr. 22 to Apr. 23, 2013