While FuneralVision does not know the details of how they died, it joins the death-care community in mourning David H. Quiring Jr. and his wife, Linda.

Both of them died Thursday, July 13, 2023.

David Quring was 80 years old. His wife was 79 years old.

According to David Quiring’s obituary, he was a native of Seattle and married Linda in 1975. Together, they had four children, three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

His obituary states, “He began full time with Quiring Monuments, Inc. in 1964 and assumed the role of President after the passing of his father, David H. Quiring, Sr. in 1969. David remained President of Quiring Monuments until 2016 when he retired and sold the company to his daughter and son-in-law. David was an icon in the monument industry, known for being giving with his time and knowledge.”

David H. Quiring Jr.

He served as president of the Pacific Northwest Monument Builders Association from 1969 to I973, president of the Allied Memorial Council of Washington from 1972 to 1973, vice president of the Monument Builders of North America from 1982 to 1986 and president of the American Institute of Commemorative Art from 1987 through 1988.

Quring made headlines in 2011 and beyond for heading one of the first monument companies to embrace new technology, His company created a new type of headstone that connects people regardless of where they reside. Our “Living Headstone” memorial “blends the timeless traditional value of granite headstones with the newest technology available, to provide an interactive ‘living’ memorial legacy for future generations,” he wrote in a news release. The headstone included a QR code embedded in the headstone that made it interactive. The invention garnered headlines nationwide.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Linda Quiring was a longtime resident of the Northwest, settling in Snohomish and making it her home, according to her obituary.

“Linda was one to whom family was important and meant love and caring. She gloried in the warmth of her grandchildren and great grandchildren and made herself available to them whenever they needed help or friendship,” her obituary states.

Linda Quiring

Service information and more details are available on Evergreen Washelli’s website, which is handling arrangements.

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