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David Arnold Obituary
September 20, 1959 - December 17, 2018 September 20, 1959 - December 17, 2018 David Arnold passed away peacefully in his sleep after a six year battle with a traumatic brain injury from a motorcycle accident. He was 59 and is survived by his loving Kathy; children, Edward and Kaitlyn; mother, Roberta; sister and brother-in-law, Georgette and Daniel Lavery; sister, Laura and nieces and nephews. David was born in Akron, Ohio and attended Firestone High school and graduated from the University of Akron where he studied finance and joined Phi Delta Theta fraternity. In 1978, he was the Akron city champion in pole vaulting. After college, David moved to California to pursue job opportunities in the film industry. In 1984, he started his career and continued to work on more than 80 projects in television and film. As a sound editor he won three Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel awards with over twenty nominations. David was a part of the team that won a British Academy Award for JFK in 1992 as well as an Oscar for Best Sound Editing for Pearl Harbor in 2002. He is also a member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors, Motion Picture Editors Guild, and Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences. Service is pending until after the holidays. Please sign the guestbook at dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 23, 2018
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