Obituary: David Severance, 1946-2022 | Obituaries | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Seven Days needs your financial support!

Obituary: David Severance, 1946-2022 

Thoughtful, inquisitive Vermont man was "a friend to so many"

click to enlarge David Severance - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • David Severance
Ohio, Middlebury, Burlington and Chelsea, Vt. Son to Wes and Myra. Brother to Stephan and Bobbie Ann. Father to Andric and Maggie. Grandfather to Uli. Companion to five dogs. Partner to Hannah for three decades. A friend to so many.

Athlete. Student. Carpenter. Artist. Problem solver. Collaborator. Piano and accordion player. Composer. Literate reader, writer and thinker. Garlic grower. Treehouse builder.

Thoughtful, gentle, modest, quiet, inquisitive, strong, generous, funny, steady, loving. Dave devoted most of his life to the art of being open and engaged. He was a deeply embodied person, curious about the meaning of things and the words to describe them. He was most at ease in the natural world, where he is buried next to three of his dogs.

No service, only kindness carried within each of us to spread far and wide.
Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!


Mark your family’s milestones in the newspaper and online with Seven Days:

births • graduations • weddings • anniversaries • obituaries

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Seven Days moderates comments in order to ensure a civil environment. Please treat the comments section as you would a town meeting, dinner party or classroom discussion. In other words, keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

Note: Comments are limited to 300 words.

Latest in Obituaries

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative

All content © 2022 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401

Advertising Policy  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us  |  About Us  |  Help
Website powered by Foundation