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  • "So sorry for your family's loss. We have fond memories of..."
    - Kim Rider-Takahashi
  • "Be at peace, Dave. I am so glad that we met. Kate and you..."
    - Rita Becker
  • "Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light..."
    - Pat & Jackie Lorzing Lorzing
  • "I love you Dad and will miss your wit and corny jokes."
    - Claire Geddes
  • "I am so very sorry dear Aunt Kathleen and cousins. This..."
    - Meghan Pellegrino
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A resident of Heritage Hunt in Gainesville, VA, died on May 31, 2017, at the Alder Center for Caring. He was born in Greenfield, MA on September 4, 1934, son of Dorothy and Hugh Geddes. Dave was raised in Providence, RI, graduated from Providence College and received a Master's Degree from Boston College. He earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from GWU. Dave's 35-year Federal career included the IRS and the Commerce Dept.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kathleen Malone "Kate" Geddes; six children, Patrick Geddes (Angela), Peter Geddes (Diana), Daniel Geddes, Maura Gross (Jon), Claire Geddes and Erin Stamp (Michael) and three grandsons.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary of Sorrows Historic Church, Fairfax Station and Ox Roads, Fairfax, VA 22039 at 11 a.m., on June 5, 2017, followed by a celebration of his life at Paradise Springs Winery, Clifton, VA. Donations in Dave's memory may be made to Capital Caring Adler Center for Caring, 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, VA 20105.

Published in The Washington Post on June 3, 2017