David M. Ford ’76 was born in San Jose to Betty and Henry Ford, the oldest of seven children. He attended St Martin’s Church and school, Blackford High School, and SCU. He graduated with an M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science and went on to work at Rolm, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle. He sang in St. Martin’s Church choir and as a soloist for 17 years, and in several barbershop quartets. He was an avid bicyclist and participated in many single and double centuries rides, as well as a three-month trip around the western states. He married in 1994 and, with his wife, Linda, enjoyed many bicycle trips in the U.S. and Canada. They moved to Los Gatos in 1994 and to Soquel in 2014. David died at home on Jan. 7, 2020, after a lengthy battle with multiple myeloma. He is survived by his wife Linda, his mother Betty, and his six siblings.

31 Jan 2020