David Coady

David Coady at Tassajara

David Coady at Tassajara (2007). Photo: Renshin Bunce

David Coady / Seizan Yushin
Blue Mountain, Courageous Spirit
July 17, 1965 – July 21, 2011

David Coady, a Zen Center resident for several years, died on July 21, 2011. David had lived at Tassajara and Green Gulch Farm and had been living at City Center for about three years.

Witnessed Cremation Ceremony

Tuesday, August 2 @ 11:00 am. Please arrive by 10:45 am.

Jess C. Spencer Mortuary
21228 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 (map)
Phone: (510) 581-9133

Most people will be standing outside during the ceremony, so please dress accordingly.

For more information, see: Witnessed Cremation Ceremony for David Coady

Memorial Services

A series of seven weekly memorial ceremonies for David will be held on Thursday mornings at 6:30 am in the Buddha Hall at City Center (300 Page Street, during the time of our regular morning service): July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25; September 1, 8.

Details on the larger memorial service and funeral will be posted as the information becomes available.

Notes, Photos, and Reflections

Comments by friends and family are posted here, on The Great Leap, on The Ino’s Blog, and on the SF Zen Center Facebook page.

Remembering  Dave  Coady

Remembering Dave Coady

By christopher j pinney I  met  Dave  when  I  was  fourteen.  We  had  both  gone  out  for  the  high  school  tennis  team,  and  quickly ...

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David’s Benji Poem

David’s Benji Poem

At the close the Community Meeting Friday evening — for David, for us, in David's memory — Renshin Bunce read outloud the poem David had composed...

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For David Coady (open thread)

For David Coady (open thread)

Sadly our dear sangha member, David Coady, passed away last night. We invite the community to come together at a Community Meeting tonight at 7:30...

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