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Date published: 10/25/2013

David E. Delew

David E. Delew, 63, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, after a 10-year battle with Parkinson's disease.

Dave was born April 18, 1950, in Duxbury, Mass., a son of the late Elmer and Nadine Delew. Dave was preceded in death by a brother, Robert C. Delew.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda; brother Bruce Delew (Louise); sister Jill Wiseman; seven children, Alison Young, Christopher Delew (Lindsey), Melissa Marx (Dan), Justin Delew (Joelle), Meghan DeHaas (Ryan), Evan Delew and Kailey Delew; and 13 grandchildren.

Dave attended Thayer Academy in Braintree, Mass., and later graduated from Duxbury High School. He began his career as a surveyor in Massachusetts. In 1976, he relocated his family to Spotsylvania County, where he worked for Detwiler & Associates. In 1990, Dave started his surveying business, C&D Consultants, which he operated until his death. Dave was an avid sports fan, loyal to the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1710 Bragg Road, Fredericksburg. The family will receive guests after the service in the church hall. Interment will be held in the spring in Massachusetts.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777. Please reference "David Delew Memorial Gift" on the donation.