David Alan Brooks

David Brooks died Saturday, January 1, 2011 at his home in Lawrence, Kansas, after a long battle with cancer. David was born April 14, 1953 in Holton, Kansas. His father, Norman R. Brooks, preceded him in death in 1988. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Doris and Kenneth McCartney, Wichita, Kansas; stepmother, Delma Brooks, Belton, Missouri; one brother Byron R. Brooks, Overland Park, Kansas; Sisters; Sheryl Davis, Wichita, Kansas; Vel Spahr, San Diego, California and Ceanna Ryndfleisz, Grand Junction, Colorado. Also very special to David were his aunt and uncle, Shirley and Frank Leslie of Lawrence.
David was long time resident of Lawrence and worked many years at Lawrence Paper Company. Drag races, photography and electronics were of special interest to David. David’s family would like to express heartfelt appreciation to Sharon E. Soule MD, Dona M. Snead LSCSW and the entire Oncology Center staff, volunteers and anyone else at Lawrence Memorial Hospital that contributed to his care. Because of the loving care provided they became his extended family.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com