Former Edmonds resident David A. Larson passed away Oct. 5 at the age of 60. Mr. Larson died in a car accident while driving on winding mountain roads near his home in Georgia, his brother Gary said.
Mr. Larson was born April 18, 1951, in Seattle, but lived in Edmonds for most of his school years. He attended Edmonds and Melody Hill elementary schools, Madrona Junior High School and Mountlake Terrace High School (Class of 1969). After graduating from Central Washington State College in 1974, Mr. Larson spent most of his career as a professional fundraiser for nonprofit agencies in Bothell, Portland, Ore., and southern California.
At the time of his death, he was engaged to Debbie Long of McCaysville, Georgia.
The four Larson brothers — David, Gary, Greg and Ronnie — are the sons of Al and Ginny Larson and grew up in the Lake Ballinger neighborhood. Al Larson died in 1976 and Ginny Larson passed away in 1981. The oldest brother, Ronnie, died in 2009. Gary lives in West Seattle with his wife, Donna. Greg lives in Santa Cruz, Calif., with his wife Eileen and two young children.