Following Navy service at the end of World War II, he graduated in January 1950 with a degree in mechanical engineering. His father was a member of the Class of 1916, and an uncle, George Stueck, was in the Class of 1931.
After a professional-managerial career in the defense, automotive, and sporting-goods industries, he became owner and CEO of Kapo Machine Corp., in Wycoff.
David died Jan. 29, 2018, in Pompton Plains. He was 91. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Grace; three daughters; and four grandchildren.