David Benton Brunson

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David Benton Brunson

Death: January 29, 2012 (87)
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Son of Clair Benton Brunson and Phyllis Beveridge

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2012 Obituary Stanford Alumni

David Benton Brunson, '46, of Oak Park, Calif., January 29, 2012, at 87. He was a machine gunner in the 89th Infantry Division under General Patton during World War II.

He started his post-war career with Kaiser Industries in Oakland and then Salt Lake City before returning home to Los Angeles to help run the family business, Pringle-Brunson Real Estate Development and Asset Management. He was an active leader of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, and his passions included competitive sailboat racing, skiing, New Orleans jazz and intricate scale modeling of ocean vessels and historical buildings. He was predeceased by his son Stephen.

Survivors: his wife of 61 years, Joann; sons, Charles, John and James; four grandchildren; and one sister, Barbara Brunson Quinn, '48. Stanford Magazine

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February 5, 1924
January 29, 2012
Age 87