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David K. Lane

Posted 2024-05-27 by Pat R
Wickenburg Sun (Wickenburg, Arizona)
Wednesday, April 17, 2024, p. A-5

Long time Wickenburg resident/business owner David K. Lane passed
peacefully into Heaven on March 13, 2024 in Surprise, Ariz.

Dave was born on Jan. 28, 1935 in Portland, Ore., to Hollis and Harley
Lane. he married the love of his life, Ruby Hall, in 1955. They moved to
California in 1957 after Dave served in the Air National Guard. He was a
project manager at Hughes Aircraft until moving to Wickenburg in the
80s. David was the proud owner of Lane's Hobbies and Crafts, along with
a Radio Shack franchise in later years. Dave enjoyed a long history of
serving his community--he was involved with the Chamber of Commerce,
Town Council, Airport Commission, was a member of the Lion's Club, Moose
Lodge, and a long-standing member of the First Presbyterian Church. Dave
had a life-long passion for cars and planes, belonging to local clubs.
Throughout the years, you could find Dave working numerous community
events; bundling papers to recycle, assisting with Gold Rush Days, the
pancake breakfasts held at the Wickenburg Airport, assisting the Los
Caballeros Museum, and several fundraisers for the community. He was
also a pylon judge for 40 years with the Reno Air Races.

David was preceded in death by his brother, Harley Lane, and beloved
wife, Ruby Lane. He leaves behind two daughters, Lynn Lane Moffat and
Tammy Woodford; sister-in-law, Tip Woodford; five grandchildren, Brian
Lane, Marilynn Lane Prietto, Jennie Moffat, Tyler Woodford, and Trent
Woodford; sister-in-law, Hazel Rea of Mo.; nieces, Dawn Sheridan, Carin
Rea, Darby and Chuck Dekay and Vicki Bucklin; nephews, Scott Hall, Dusk
Sheridan, Marshall Rea, Larry Chinn and Brian Chinn.

Tom Fabbri and Dennis Dunn were treasured "sons," sharing his passion
with RCR modeling for over 50 years and enjoying yearly gatherings to
fly their RCR planes. Nelda and Bob Ballard were exceptionally kind and
wonderful neighbors, as were Mae and Kant Hu, the Weinschenk's, the
Maglio's, Rusty Gant, Don Thorson, and the Coffee Club men. We deeply
appreciate the many community members that assisted Dave over the past
few years. Jaylene Lucky was his dedicated caregiver for three years. He
lived a life of service and will be missed by many.

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