David Styf ’69

David Styf, age 75, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022. Dave was born and raised in Zeeland, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sherry. Dave and Sherry raised their three children in Hastings, MI and retired to Sarasota, FL and Wyoming, MI, before Dave moved to Marietta, GA in 2021. Dave was a school principal for Hastings Area Schools and Godwin Heights who enjoyed being active – playing tennis, golf, cycling, and pickleball. Dave was deeply involved in his churches, served as a volunteer for MUST Ministries, and enjoyed fellowship with family and friends. Sherry and Dave traveled the country with their family every summer. As an avid Detroit and Michigan State sports fan, Dave and Sherry held football and basketball season tickets, following the Spartans around the country, including attending the 2014 Rose Bowl. Dave graduated from Zeeland High School in 1965 and Hope College in 1969. He is survived by his three children, Dan ’97 (Tracy), Matt, Jon; two brothers, Gordon (Pat) and Bruce (Beth); and five grandchildren, Annabel, Lila, Daniella, Monica, and Dominic.

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