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David Paul Rubin
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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“Judy, my condolences to you and your family. I worked with Dave at Lifetouch School photography for years and also wedding on the side with him. We...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: John Koebli - Friend

“My heartfelt condolences. David was my mentor in the boy scouts, and he was instrumental in laying a foundation of solid principles that I work to...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jeff Fisher - Warminster, PA

“Judy, I'm so very sorry to hear of David's passing. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. You are all in my...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Sandy Raih

“Rest in peace David. You were a good friend ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Gerba - Highland Park, NJ

“He will be missed ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Gerba - Highland Park nj, NJ

“I will miss my friend deeply. prayers to the family as they heal through this loss. Love you Lori Humphreys ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lori - Friend

“David and I pretty much grew up together although a difference of 9 years.We shared an interest in cars and more cars. We went to boat shows and...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Ron Reuben - Somerville, NJ

“Judy and Family:I am deeply sorry for your loss. Dave was a great guy and sooo funny! I loved his sense of humor. Kris, Natallie and I will be...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Michelle Adams - Charleston, SC

“You will always have our prayers, love, and condolences. please feel free to contact us if you ever need help or need a place to getaway. You are...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Charles Bristow - Denmark, SC


David Paul Rubin, elder son of Lloyd and Gloria (Sunshine) Rubin, deceased, passed away peacefully at home on Monday June 15, 2020.

He is survived by his loving wife Judith (Donaldson), stepdaughter Kathryn Word, grandchildren Samantha and Joseph Word, brother Mitchell Rubin (Patricia), their children Aaron and Sarah Rubin, cousin Meredith Lurman (Isadore), a great many other cousins, and dearest brother and sister in-law Richard Donaldson (Daphne), their children and grandchildren.

David shared his engaging smile, sense of humor and "radio voice" with all of us including the thousands of people whom he photographed during his long career. He was dedicated to providing them with the valuable gift of memories and a moment caught out of time.

Always an Eagle Scout with a gentle heart, David cared more for others than himself. He will be remembered for his devotion to his family and lifelong friends, his legendary storytelling, and for enthusiastically following NASCAR, playing golf and cheering for the NY Giants.

Burial Service will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider either a donation to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105 or planting a tree in David's memory.

A Gathering in Celebration of David's life will be planned for a later date.