David M Geetter, MD died Sept 23rd at his home in Bloomfield, CT. David was born in New Britain, CT and attended Hartford High School and Trinity College. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College and served as a captain in the U.S. Airforce before taking a residency at Yale. He had a long and successful career as a neurosurgeon in the Hartford area and for almost 50 years he volunteered as the gratis medical director for Hartford Easter Seals. He played tennis, sailed, scuba dived, skied and fished enthusiastically. He enjoyed theater and participating in community productions of the West End Players. Each summer he sought to grow the perfect cherry tomato. He loved music, dance and playing the cello, which he did with the West Hartford Symphony Orchestra since its founding. He leaves Joan, his wife of 63 years, his two daughters and their families, Darya (Dennis) and Erika (David) and grandchildren Tovia and Aaron Siegel. The oldest of five children, he was predeceased by his brother Albert and leaves his siblings and their spouses, Thalia "Buzzy" (Michael), Harold (Ava), Suzanne (Norman), as well as many nieces and nephews. He has donated his body to UConn School of Medicine Anatomical Donation Program and there will be no funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Hartford Symphony Orchestra, www.whso.org
Published by Hartford Courant on Sep. 25, 2021.