David Cartozian, 65, passed away on April 16, 2020. He was born June 1, 1954 in Denver, Colorado. He grew up in White Plains, NY and moved to Florida in 1989. He retired in the Jacksonville Beach area in 2019.
David was a proud father of three and grandfather to eleven grandchildren. He enjoyed spending his time with family, his community of friends, going to church, golfing, and of course cooking up delicious meals in the kitchen. David’s positive energy was contagious and his smile lit up a room. His charisma was his greatest gift and served him well throughout his career in hospitality for over 40 years. He was admired by many for his work ethic and his ability to inspire those around him.
David is survived by his former wife of 30 years, Clarissa; daughters, Jessica & Deanne; son, Derrick; eleven grandchildren, Vianna, Marcus, Christian, McKenzie, Josh, Aaliyah, Trey, Noah, Rosalyn, Braxton, & Cayden; parents, Wally & Alice; siblings, Zach, Byron, Greg, John, & Juli. He was predeceased by his mother, Dorothy.
A celebration of life service will tentatively be held in August 2020. Further details to follow pending updates regarding Covid-19.
“If it’s going to happen, why fight it.”- David Cartozian 1972, Senior Yearbook Quote