David Hanson, CEO of SyncroFlo died on June 6, 2009.
David Hanson, CEO of
SyncroFlo died on June 6, 2009. He was born in 1942 in rural Georgia near
Newnan, and was one of 6 children. After graduating from High School in 1960,
he paid his own way through Georgia Institute of Technology, earning a degree
in Mechanical Engineering in 1965. He was a registered Professional Engineer,
one of the few in the plumbing industry. In 1973, he assumed control of
SyncroFlo, and built it from three employees into the domestic water booster
system leader. He served as the President from 1973 until 2006.
Although he planned to
retire in 2000, it was not in his character to stop working. In 2005, he helped
charter the Rockbridge Commercial Bank. Although his illness prevented him from
full-time employment, he served on the board of directors and loan committee,
providing needed capital to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
As a member of North
Avenue Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, he served as a Deacon, Sunday
School Teacher and on various committees. He is remembered as an avid
woodworker, Georgia Tech fan, tennis partner, card player, heirloom tomato
gardener, and friend to many.
survived by his former wife of 37 years, Susan Hanson of Duluth, three
children, Richard & Beth Ann Hanson, Jay & Amy Hanson both of
Atlanta, and Carl W. & Maryann Plowden of Albany, and eight grandchildren.
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