RIP David Jeffery – 2/6/2017

David was a talented photographer and member of SPS.  David will be missed.  Below is more information concerning David’s sudden passing.

David R. Jeffery, 68, passed away suddenly Monday,Feb. 6, 2017 in Woodstock. David grew up in Woodstock, N.Y. surrounded by music from his mother, Lois Lasher Jeffery a noted pianist and piano teacher and with art from his father, Richard Jeffery, a local artist, specializing in oil paintings. A graduate of Syracuse University, David applied art and design in his construction business and in bonsai tree or forest design, one of his favorite hobbies. As an avid Apple Mac computer user since 1990, he embraced the digital camera revolution and darkroom, specializing in “At Home-One on One” Photoshop tutoring for beginners on all platforms, Macintosh OSX, iPad, iPhone instruction and photography workflow, from camera settings through editing, printing and backup. He has received numerous Canon and Kodak Gallery awards for photographic excellence, PPA photographer of the year awards and in 2011, David received the Grand Imaging Award for his print “The Bike Shop” at PPA’s Imaging USA. Surviving are his father, Richard Jeffery of Sarasota, Fla., his gal of 26 years, Fran Daddona of Rockeville Centre, his stepchildren Michael Daddona and his wife Erica of Oceanside and Elizabeth Baranowski and her husband Peter of Fla. and four grandchildren. Friends will be received Friday, Feb. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Lasher Funeral Home, Inc., Woodstock. The funeral service will be 11:30am Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Woodstock Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to would be appreciated. – See more at: