David Andrew Marquam, Wesfield

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David Andrew Marquam, 41, of Westfield, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.

He was born to parents, James Alfred Marquam Jr. and Delores Anne (Garner) Marquam on Nov. 13, 1972, in Indianapolis. He graduated from Greenwood Community High School in 1991 and earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 1995.

Among his many accomplishments were his three study trips, first to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and then to the Russian Federation during high school and college. Most recently employed by Wolters Kluwer, David was a lifelong learner who regularly pursued understanding and mastery of the most recent technology in software development. David was also an avid reader of science fiction, horror and a wide variety of nonfiction topics.

He is survived by his wife, Tamara Kay (Wyrick) Marquam (45); daughter, Katherine Virginia Marquam (15); and son, Alexander Robert Marquam (6). His remaining family consists of his parents, James Alfred Marquam (73) and Delores Ann (Garner) Marquam (64); brother, Daniel Patrick Marquam; grandparents, Robert Newton Garner and Colette Adele (Welsh) Garner; four uncles and aunts; and 20 cousins.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, the Rev. James Alfred Marquam Sr., Genevieve Ruth (Rees) Marquam, Chesleigh Vernon Stant and Pauline Isabella (Rossiter) Stant.

A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at Camby Community Church, 8604 Camby Road.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation of America, Indiana Chapter, at www.lupusindiana.org.

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