David Raymond Slover

  • Wednesday July 12, 2017
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David Raymond Slover

April 15, 1953 " June 19, 2017

David Raymond Slover, 64, of Sacramento, California, died from complications of Alzheimer's disease on June 19, 2017. Formerly of San Francisco, David was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and raised in Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Pennsbury High School, in Pennsylvania, 1971, and Stetson University, in Florida, in 1975. David began his career at Walt Disney World, which led to a series of positions and promotions, most notably at Levi Strauss & Co. David completed his career as a hospital director of patient experience in Phoenix, Arizona, before relocating back to his beloved California.

Ever thoughtful, David loved to create magnificent birthday cakes for friends and family. He enjoyed traveling with his husband, John Hipps, seeking "big fun," and wrote colorful and imaginative short stories about his adventures near and far. His sharp humor, bright smile, and sparkling blue eyes will sadly be missed by all. David is preceded in death by his parents, Raymond E. and Agnes Toole Slover. In addition to his husband, David is survived by sisters Nancy Slover (John) Kernan; Suzanne Slover Leahy; and sister-in-law, Christiane Hipps. He is adored by many nieces, nephews, and many more friends and family across the country.

A celebration of David's life will take place in Sacramento, California at David and John's home Saturday, July 29, at 10:30 a.m. Please contact John for directions or information at mailto:rememberdavid916@gmail.com.