After graduating in 1991 I ran into David the next year and recommended a book to me: The Man Who Fell in Love With the Moon by Tom Spanbauer. David said to me, “you have to read this book, it will blow your fucking mind.” I read the book and continue to read Spanbauer’s writing.
David was THE professor that made my Evergreen experience. One morning he hadn’t realized it was his day to lecture. He took a moment, got some coffee and appologized to the auther that he hadn’t worn a suit that day in honor of his work. David proceeded to give yet another astounding lecture. (...)