From a contemporary press report:
On August 1, 2001, David Hamilton Livingstone of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Beloved husband of Gloria; dear father of David Craig Livingstone and Steven Edward Livingstone and his wife, Marjorie, passed away at his home. He died following complications from a lengthy illness due to exposure to Agent Orange while serving with the U.S. Air Force in the Vietnam War.
He was born in the Bronx, New York, and was the son of the late Edward Archibald Livingstone and the late Elizabeth Vogel Livingstone, formerly of Washington, D. C. He attended the Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut, and held two Master's Degrees from Central Michigan University. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years and traveled extensively. He was proud to be a member of Post No. 1 of the American Legion, Paris, France. He and his wife shared a wonderful life of 43 years together. He retired from a second career as the administrator of the Corporate Employee Assistance Program for the Bechtel Power Corp., both domestic and oversees companies. It is interesting to note that he was related to his namesake, the missionary and explorer, Dr. David Livingstone, and was the grandson of the first president and co-founder of the Boy Scouts of America, Colin H. Livingstone, Washington, D.C.
The funeral service will take place Monday, August 13, 2001 at 1 p.m. at the Fort Myer Chapel, located on Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia. Interment will immediately follow with Military Honors at Arlington National Cemetery. Friends are welcome to all ceremonies. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Kidney Cancer Foundation, 1234 Sherman Ave., Suite 203, Evanston, Illinois 60202.
LIVINGSTONE, DAVID HAMILTON
MSGT US AIR FORCE
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/29/1935
DATE OF DEATH: 08/01/2001
BURIED AT: SECTION 68 SITE 1841
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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