FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- David Buell Seidler, a resident of Fair Lawn, died Tuesday, April 19. He was 71.
He was born Nov.6,1944, in White Plains, N.Y. Since 1945, he has resided in Fair Lawn.
He proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. A dedicated 50-year volunteer of the Boy Scouts of America, he served as a Cub Master of Pack 53, adviser of Explorer Post 53, Coach of Varsity Team 53, Scoutmaster of Troop 53, member of the District Committee and Council Training Committee. As an active member of his community, he served on the Fair Lawn Board of Education from 1977-83 and on the Radburn Board of Trustees from 1984-87 and 2014 to the present. A faithful member of the Episcopal Church of the Atonement in Fair Lawn, he served as a lay reader, vestryman and warden. Prior to retiring, he was a bank examiner with the State of New York.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Seidler; sons, Blair Seidler and wife Jennifer and Kent Seidler and wife Stasi, all of Fair Lawn; and grandchildren, Katherine, Margaret, John and Victoria.
The family will receive relatives and friends for memorial visitation from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn. A funeral service is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of the Atonement, 1-36 30th St., Fair Lawn.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the Episcopal Church of the Atonement or the American Diabetes Association, NJ Office, CenterPointe II, Suite 103, 1160 Route 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 would be appreciated.