David L. Tigner Renowned bass-baritone, David L. Tigner, died of chronic renal and congestive heart failure on December 11, 2012. A child prodigy David was born on May 28, 1951 in Santa Rosa, CA to Joseph and Mary Tigner. David sang extensively all over the bay area, NY and London and will be remembered for his outstanding performances of the Verdi's Requiem, and Handel's Messiah. His legacy as a great voice teacher will live on in the students he influenced over the 27 years as instructor at UC Berkeley's Young Musician's Program. He leaves to mourn his passing to his siblings Linda Tigner-Weekes, MD, Joseph Tigner, Jonathan Tigner and Lois Saunders, an aunt and beloved nieces and nephews. The funeral home was Valente Marini Perata & Co. San Francisco, CA. In memory of David L.Tigner, a tax deductible contribution may be made to: Redwood Adventist Academy, 385 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-1101. The memorial service is on December 15, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Sebastopol Seventh Day Adventist Church,1665 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol, CA 95472.