TUCSON, Ariz. — David A. Snyder, born Jan. 3, 1945 in Brooklyn, N.Y., passed away peacefully from his battle with renal cell cancer on Sept. 26, 2012 surrounded by his family.
The loving son, husband, father, grandfather, teacher, coach and friend is survived by his wife of 45 years, Patti Snyder; children, David (Camille) Snyder, Staci Snyder, Jana (Mark) Saenz; and grandchildren, David Orozco and Lucas and Alyssa Saenz.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Edna Snyder formerly of Holcomb.
He was a well known athlete who played many sports at Rochelle Township High School. He spent his career teaching and coaching at Sunnyside, Flowing Wells and Salpointe High Schools in Tucson, Ariz.
The family is requesting in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dave Snyder Scholarship Fund: Salpointe Catholic High School, 1545 E. Copper St., Tucson, AZ 85719.