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David H. Quiring served on Board of the Washington State Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation for many years, bringing expertise in the construction of monuments. His technical knowledge of the materials needed and how they relate to construction issues was invaluable to the construction process of the State Law Enforcement Memorial.
David was born in Seattle, Washington. He is married to Linda and together they have four children and two grandchildren. He enjoys boating, fishing, and riding his Harley. He began full time with Quiring Monuments, Inc. in 1964 and assumed the office of president after the passing of his father, David H. Quiring, Sr. in 1969.
He served as president of the Pacific Northwest Monument Builders Association from 1969 to 1973, 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.
David was presented with the Meritorious Service Award by the Pacific Northwest Monument Builders Association in 1986 and was honored by the Washington Cemetery and Funeral Association as Person of the Year in 1991. He has also received the AICA Medallion and the Outstanding Merit Award from the American Institute of Commemorative Art.
He was part of the first group to earn the designation of Certified Memorialist from the Monument Builders of North America in 1985 and was honored as a Fellow of the American Institute of Commemorative Art in 1992. He is one of only two memorialists to hold both degrees.
David is a board member of the International Cemetery and Funeral Association, Co-Chair of the 2000 ICFA Fall Management Conference, president of the Aurora Avenue Merchants Association, a past president of the North Seattle Police Precinct Advisory Council and a board member of the Association of Washington Business.