David Neal Hutchinson, 80, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away on November 21, 2017 in Port Charlotte.
David was born April 1, 1937 in New Boston, Ohio, the son of Edith Kern and Carl Neal Hutchinson. David received a BS degree in Chemistry from Eastern Nazarene College, a MS in Chemistry from Lehigh University, and a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco.
David, a true Renaissance man, pursued several careers in his lifetime including being a research chemist, a PGA golf professional, sleep clinic administrator, and a hospital CEO. While in sleep work at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, he was a member of the team that developed the CPAP breath process. CPAP was the career achievement of which he was most proud. In retirement, as a certified FFF fly casting instructor and avid fly fisherman, he enjoyed many days of fishing in the USA and abroad.
David is survived by his wife, Meg Bianco Hutchinson, a son, Mark Hutchinson and his wife, Nicole; a sister, Rev. Rebecca Turcott and brother-in-law, Robert Turcott; nephews, Robert Cornell and wife Julie, Scott Turcott and wife Rosalyn; nieces, Elizabeth Cornell and husband, Edward Haas, Denise Turcott, Deborah Turcott and husband David Kratz, and Sarah Turcott. His life was blessed with many grand nieces and nephews.
Interment will be held in the family plot in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at a later date. His sister, Rev. Rebecca Turcott will officiate at the committal service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital www.stjude.org or the Shriners Hospital for Children ww.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.