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David Brixen

David Brixen, age 50, of New Castle, DE, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

A native Delawarean, David was born in Wilmington and was a son of Jens G. Brixen and Lis (Houborg) Brixen.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jens. David is survived by his mother, Lis; siblings, J. Eric Brixen of New Castle, Lisa B. Wheeler (Dan) of Richmond, VA and Karen Gallagher (Paul) of Newark; nieces and nephews, Eric, Christine and Elizabeth Brixen, Christopher and Kirsten Gallagher and Anders and Aidan Wheeler.

Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in David’s memory may be made to an animal shelter of the donor’s choice.

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  1. Ginny Gesner, September 3, 2015

    So very sorry for you loss he was a special young man and a good friend on my 3 sons Richard ,Billy and Tom Gesner .God Bless all of you at this time and know he will always be with you !!! Peace Mrs Ginny Gesner and sons

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  2. kim fordham, September 4, 2015

    I have had many of memorable moments with david especially at the races.
    Even though it’s been years since I last saw him, he will be missed. Sending my condolences.
    Kim Fordham

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  3. Tom Staats, September 4, 2015

    Dave will be missed by many and his loss rekindles lots of great memories and smiles. I will always remember our trip to the summer Olympics and our Flyers/Canadiens games to mention a few! Our prayers go out to the Brixen family and hope that you find peace in this hard time.

    Dave, you were always truckin’ through life and lately with a touch of grey. Though your passing brings a box of rain into our brokendown palace we all know you are knockin’ on heavens door and your memory will always be in the attics of my life!

    Love always! Tom & Amy Staats and Family

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  4. Michael Dukes, September 4, 2015

    Dear Brixen Family,
    I am really sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. He was a great guy who was liked by all. We were roommates at UD and enjoyed many great times together with the guys.

    Hopefully the great memories with Dave will help the family through this difficult time. My prayers are with you.

    Take care,
    Mike Dukes

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  5. Beth Garay, September 4, 2015

    I am so sorry for your families loss. May Peace be with you all during this difficult time

    Beth (Baldwin) and Bob Garay

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  6. Erika Grabher Angelo, September 4, 2015

    I was so sorry to hear of David’s passing. David and I went to school together, all the way from elementary to graduating high school! We were even confirmed together! I have fond memories of David from our school days. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

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  7. Kelly Whitlow-Beaumont, September 4, 2015

    I was extremely saddened by the news of David’s passing. He had a wonderful heart, and to those who knew him well, he will surely be missed as he was loved by many. My thoughts and prayers to the Brixen family.

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  8. Jamie Rogers, September 4, 2015

    Mrs. Brixen , I am so sorry for your loss, I haven’t seen David for many years but he was a childhood friend I will cherish forever. Those memories will never fade.

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  9. Al Gibason Jr., September 4, 2015

    To the Brixen family, my condolences on the tragic loss of David, I will never forget the childhood memories we shared, rest easy Dave .

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  10. Roger Bain, September 4, 2015

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this very difficult time.

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  11. Ginny, Sue, Barb, September 5, 2015

    We were fortunate to have briefly knew David as kids. We hope the wonderful memories you have give you a smile or laugh through your tears. We are so sorry about you tremendous loss and keep you all in our prayers.

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  12. Jay Getty, September 6, 2015

    I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed Dave in the little time that i knew him. Especially the first time i met him at a NASCAR race. My prayers are with you and your family.

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  13. Henry Chisholm, September 7, 2015

    Dear Mrs.Brixen,,And Eric–Lisa and Karen—Oh how my heart aches for all of you —how could I ever forget the “Dane” out on the soccer field with Jimmy and Eric Tease up and down the soccer field of William Penn and all of my Brixens in the William Penn High School Symphonic Band–

    The wonderful times that Jimmy shared with David —he had a great visit with Mrs. Brixen and David not to long ago over at the Penn Acres house–

    Know how much I loved knowing all of you (so long ago) in those music rooms at William Penn–

    God Bless you all and much love to all of you and to my David’s life—

    Henry Chisholm

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    • Jim Chisholm, September 9, 2015

      Thanks Dad, well confirmed…. What a great halfback for our days at W. P. The “Dane” was always up on offense and speedy enough to get back on defense! Will truly miss his laugh..
      Jim Chisholm

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  14. Miriam Pomilio, September 8, 2015

    I was saddened to hear of David’s sudden and early departure from this life. He will be missed by many. My deepest sympathies to the entire Brixen Family.

    Miriam Pomilio

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  15. Trisha (Gerstley) Collings, November 9, 2015

    Mrs. Brixen- I am so sad to hear of David’s passing. I’ve known him since 3rd grade when I moved to Penn Acres and graduated with him. I have so many fond memories of him, his ability to make folks laugh. His smile. And the look on his face when he would tell jokes- that very special twinkle in his eyes, I knew what ever he was about to say would send me into laughter until my stomach hurt. He was a very special person and his I will carry those memories forever. God bless you and your family at this time. May it grant you some peace to know that “your boy” touched so many people in his short time with us on earth. The angels have a new presence in Heaven- one that will make them laugh harder than they ever knew they could.
    My sympathies to you and your family.
    Trish.

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