Obituaries: David Roos

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday August 3, 2022
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David Roos
David Roos

October 16, 1957 — July 6, 2022

David died peacefully in his Chicago home while waiting for a kidney and pancreas transplant.

David is probably best remembered in San Francisco for his Perfect Paws dog daycare and training school. Perfect Paws won awards as the Best dog training and dog daycare by San Francisco magazine. After 18 years he closed his business and moved to Chicago to be the head trainer at Tucker Pups Pet Resort.

He is survived by his parents, Carl and Shirley Roos, of Holly, Michigan; sisters Barbara and Beverly and brother Raymond; and nieces and nephews. He also leaves many friends in the Bay Area, New York, Chicago, and London.

A celebration of David's life will be hosted by Tucker Pups in Chicago on August 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Emily Hotel, 311 N. Morgan St. Chicago. Please RSVP here.

A memorial mass will be given at St. Ignatius Church, 650 Parker Avenue, at the University of San Francisco campus on November 19 at 5 p.m. and will also be livestreamed. Log in here.

David's full bio and obituary can be seen at

David requested that his ashes be scattered in the Pacific near San Francisco.

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