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Dr. David R. McBride

December 9, 1936 - August 4, 2013 -


Dr. David R. McBride, beloved father to Jim, Charlie and Matt McBride and beloved husband of Carol McBride, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. Born to Frank and Doras McBride on Dec. 9, 1936. Dr. McBride went to Beaverton High School and then to Pacific University where he earned his doctorate in optometry. He worked alongside his father for many years as an optometrist in Beaverton. He served on the Beaverton City Council, as Beaverton mayor and on the Columbia Region Association of Governments. He was a charter member and later president of the Beaverton Rotary Club. His hobbies included camping, cooking, gardening, chess and reading. He was a long time computer enthusiast and was a closet gamer.

He is survived by wife Carol, sons Dr. Charles McBride and Maj. Matthew McBride, sister-in-law Bruna McBride, three granddaughters, Desirae, Mia and Madeline and a host of wonderful nieces and nephews. In lieu of funeral services we ask family and friends to carry the memories of David in their hearts.