David R. Nank, M.D.
David R. Nank, age 79, of Edmonds, WA, died April 22, 2018. Born and raised in Michigan, he graduated from Princeton University in 1960, and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in 1964. He took a surgical internship at the University of Washington Hospital, then served a year as a resident in general surgery. He interrupted his training in 1966 and served two years in the U.S. Air Force. He then returned to Seattle and spent four years in residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals. Upon completion of his training in 1972, he joined Edmonds Orthopedic Associates and enjoyed the private practice of orthopedic surgery for thirty years.
David is survived by his sister Connie Morgan of Gaithersburg, MD, and by his two children: his daughter Elizabeth Nank Winquist resides in Lake Forest Park with her husband Matt and their two children. His son Timothy David Nank lives in Alexandria, VA, with his wife Beth and their three daughters. David is especially grateful to his dear friend and neighbor Susan Van Every, who has given her time and care so generously during his illness.
Remembrances are suggested to PAWS of Lynnwood, WA, Forget Me Not Animal Shelter of Republic, WA or to Pasado's Safe Haven of Sultan, WA.
Published by The Seattle Times on May 1, 2018.