David N. Potter

Springfield, Massachusetts

Jul 11, 1950 – Mar 9, 2018 (Age 67)


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David N. Potter, 67, died peacefully in his sleep on March 9, 2018, after a difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Springfield, David was a lifelong resident and a 1968 graduate of Classical High School. He owned David Potter’s Dance Studio, located in Springfield and Enfield, Conn. and...

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Again! 5-6-7-8!
I had the pleasure of knowing and working with David as his Music Director on a few shows.
Thrilled he received the Lifetime Achievement Award last June at the Majestic Theater, West Springfield, MA.
A talented man whose life was cut to short.
Rest in Peace, David.
Frank P. Jackson

I am so sorry about David's passsing. I was just told. I am not one of his students but a neighbor on Sylvan St. and a friend of his mother. Always asked me over for coffee and something he baked. RIP David. My condolences to the family.

David: We went to Washington Street Elementary & Forest Park Junior High together- I vividly remember your Love of dance!! Rest in Peace, Rex Webber - Myrtle Beach, SC

I have loved you all of my life...and I will love you forever...Your loving sister....

David and Flo are now singing and dancing together in Heaven!!!

"The gift is ours to borrow"!!!


John McKemmie

Thank you for your patience and humor with my daughter and all the kids.

Kick, Ball, Change. As a clumsy,awkward teenager, David made me feel like a Broadway gypsy when I was in his studio. I hope he knew how much joy he gave so many of us. Take a bow, David. You deserve it.

I along with my Bath Path 1973-1975 theatre group can only share the wonderful memories we all had together, how talented David was, and how patient at teaching those of us with no dance history. Personally he brought out a natural dance talent in me I never knew I had which continued after graduation in regional theatre. After my daughters were born they danced (over 30 years) and I also was in mother's company and was quite the tapper. Most recently in 2015 Madonna Meagher, Candy Hill...