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David Levi service held

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David S. Levi, formerly of Valparaiso, passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2010, in Wisconsin. He was 50.

He is survived by his children Bradley, a senior at Chesterton High School; Will, a CHS sophomore; and Lena, a 7th grader at Chesterton Middle School. He is also survived by his mother, Joanne Slater of Kansas; sister Patrice Swanson (Lee) of Kansas; sister Jennifer Levi of Rhode Island; and nephew Matthew Swanson of Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his father Roger Levi of McCutcheonville, Ind.

He received his bachelorís degree from the Art Institute in Chicago in 1982 and was a caricature artist/entertainer in the Chicago area for nearly 30 years. After surviving an accident on Ind. 49 on Nov. 5, 2008, he bravely fought through 20 surgeries with humor and incredible strength. Complications from the injuries sustained in the accident finally took his life.

A Celebration of Life service, handled by the Chicagoland entertainment industry, was held in Roselle, Ill., on Wednesday, August 11. Private family services were held on Sunday, August 15.


Posted 8/16/2010