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David K. Nason

1926 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
November 30, 1926 - October 25, 2015 David K. Nason, aged 88, passed away at home on October 25, 2015 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. He was born on November 30, 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio to Francis A. and Katharine B. Nason. David was raised in Cleveland, but received his high school diploma from The Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire. He then attended The Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland, Ohio where he received a degree in Chemical Engineering. After receiving his degree, he joined the U. S Navy, serving during WWII. After the war, he worked for Texaco in Brazil, and then returned to the U.S. to work as a writer/editor for several engineering-oriented professional journals. Throughout his life he maintained active hobbies in the areas of antique cars and small airplanes, owning and operating both. David is survived by his three children: Alexander G. Nason of Springdale, Connecticut, Katharine N. Tipper and her husband Charles F. Tipper of Burlington, Vermont and William Nason of Saline Louisiana. David is also survived by his five grandchildren: Alexandra L. Nason, Stephen D. Nason, Alexander J. Tipper, William K. Tipper, and Margaret S. Tipper. There will be a private family memorial at a later date and, in place of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the .
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 5, 2015
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