David L. Geyer, 88, died Aug. 29, 2011, at Somerset House, Vero Beach. He was born in New York City and moved to Vero Beach 21 years ago, coming from Scarsdale, N.Y. He retired from W.M. Chelsea Ltd., where he designed ties, scarves and pocket badges for schools, universities and clubs. He served on board many liberty ships as a Merchant Marine deck officer during World War II. He graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. He was a member of the Moorings Club and the Vero Beach Yacht Club. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Suzanne M. Geyer; daughter, Carolyn Robinson of Vero Beach; sons, Gregory M. Geyer of Avon, Mass., and "Pumkin" Geyer of Vero Beach; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, David L. Geyer Jr.; and brother, Robert T. Geyer. Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County, P.O. Box 644, Vero Beach, FL 32961. Services: A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Sept. 5 at St. Augustine Episcopal Church, Vero Beach. Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach. A guestbook is available at www.lowtherfuneralhome.com.
Published in the TC Palm on Sept. 1, 2011