David Draycott Barash, 'incredibly loving, optimistic and hardworking'

So many people were touched by David in so many ways. He was an incredibly loving, optimistic and hardworking human being. Throughout David’s life, he devoted his work towards helping others and growing small businesses in an environmentally conscious and socially responsible manner.  Some included Shelburne Farms, Ben and Jerry's, Burton Snowboards, Autumn Harp, VT Energy Investment Corporation and Brimstone Consulting. He was an avid lover of nature and active supporter of land conservation efforts. In his free time, he much enjoyed spending time with his family, hiking throughout the green mountains, and reading the NYTimes, either by the wood stove or in a hammock.

Family Information

David Draycott Barash, age 64 of Waterbury Center, VT passed away peacefully at his home on February 11th, 2020.  David was born on December 30, 1955 in Doylestown, PA, the son of Theodore and Elise Ludeke Barash. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Juliet Barash;  two children, Molly and Cole; daughter in law, Alix; and grand-daughter, Iya Willow.  Additional survivors include his siblings, Phoebe, Timothy and Mahlon.  As well as many other close family members, friends and business colleagues.

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Chris Palermo
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