David Greg Standel
  • 51 years old
  • Date of birth: May 24, 1964
  • Place of birth:
    Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Date of passing: Jan 12, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    New York, New York, United States
Let the memory of David be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, David Standel, 51, born on May 24, 1964 and passed away on January 12, 2016. We will remember him forever.

The charity we are asking people to make donations in Dave's name is the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Thank you very much. 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Brett James on 12th January 2018

"Thinking of you on this day, my dear friend.  Thoughts of our lifelong friendship is what will be with me today.  You are sorely missed and I think of you often.  For you, today, I will play the only 45 in my record collection...The Beatles "Baby It's You"."

This tribute was added by Bob Prendergast on 12th January 2018

"Missing you my friend   Marvin's Gardens"

This tribute was added by Felicia Standel on 24th May 2017

"Missing you On your  birthday.  Keith made the Little League All Star Team. Would've made a nice present for you. Hope you're not behaving. Love you and miss you terribly."

This tribute was added by brian solomon on 12th January 2017

"It is so hard to believe it has been one year since Dave passed away.  Not a day goes by when I don't think of him and miss him.  He was that brother from another mother.  So many great times together beginning our freshman year at SUNY Albany, thru law school and trips together, Club Med in 1994, New Orleans, where we drank hand grenades and Las Vegas.  Seeing him in the hospital about a month before he passed away where he, our mutual friend Howard and I laughed and he reassured us all would be fine.  I remember calling him New Years Eve to wish him a Happy and Healthy New Year because no one needed or deserved it more than he did.  I consider myself very lucky to know not only his family but Iris's as well and to have been at Keith's Bar Mitzvah and to have had Iris come to my son's 2 months later and to see her have a good time.  I could go on for a long time.  Rest in peace my friend."

This tribute was added by Brett James on 12th January 2017

"I cannot believe it's been a full year since Dave's passing.  It seems like  yesterday. I still recall the last time I spoke to him...Thursday, January 7th when I called him from my office.  I could sense in his voice that he was fighting but at the same time wouldn't let on know Dave, always positive.  The call was brief and I never figured it would be the last time I would hear his voice.  There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think of him, perhaps some days more than others.  Like hearing a Beatles or R.E.M. song on the radio or watching a Cowboys-Redskins game.  His passing has left a sense of emptiness in all of us.  For me, it's the happy memories of a true lifelong friend (back to Sherman Avenue in Plainview where it all began) that fills the void.  I miss you my dear friend."

This tribute was added by Austin Idehen on 12th January 2017

"Continue to rest in peace brother.. We were blessed by your presence

Austin Idehen"

This tribute was added by Bob Prendergast on 5th September 2016

"I spent 2 years at Nassau Community college with David

We spent many weekends bar hoping around long Island

with Mike Popski and Wayne Lapinsky

I remember him leaving for Albany and his working part time

in a pizza shop. Then life moved us all along life's journey.

I was feeling nostalgic and started trying to find my old friends,

that I shared coming of age with , girl friends party's and great times with.

I am sorry I reached out to late to reconnect with David and Wayne.

30 years

goes bye with a blink of an eye.

Rest in Peace my Friend

I have and always will hold you

in my fondest memories

Robert Prendergast Theophilis"

This tribute was added by Brett James on 12th May 2016

"A true and dear lifelong friend.  From little boys to adult men with families, from Creative Day Camp (Little League) to Fantasy Hockey Drafts, from playing hockey and wiffleball in the street to having discussions about sports and music, from arguing about Islanders-Rangers to arguing about Islanders-Rangers, and all the good times in between, it's these memories that will live on forever.  Although it saddens me that I cannot call you to talk to or meet you out for a beer, I will cherish the friendship that we had and the good times that we shared.  Dave, you are and will be missed.  Keep smiling my friend."

This tribute was added by Larry Bachner on 17th February 2016

"Those of us who had the pleasure and honor to share the same stage as Dave for too short a time loved him. He loved his family, his friends and his job. Lunches are just not the same without his smile, his laugh, his jokes and his intelligence. To this day, we look at eachother and say "Dave would have liked that one." He is truly missed."

This tribute was added by Austin Idehen on 15th January 2016

"Dave was an all around good guy who always had a smile or kind word for everyone he met.God bless you Dave, it was an honor to have known you. You will be missed."

This tribute was added by Terrence Worms on 14th January 2016

"“Enjoy life. And be careful what you pray for - remember, you will get it all.” --Pete Townsend.  Dave, for most, this quote is cautionary, but you enjoyed life.  You made life enjoyable for everyone around you with your mere presence.  You had hundreds show up to honor you yesterday.  You have a beautiful wife and son.  A family that has as big a heart as you did.  You prayed for great things.  You got all of them.  You have accomplished more in 51 short years than you would have ever conceived of.  You were too humble.  Too generous.  Too good.  It has only been a couple of days and I miss you terribly.  Missing my bro, in and out of work.  I can't go anywhere to escape your loss.  The building is much emptier.  My back is less watched.  You brought me over to the panel.  You mentored me.  You accepted me as your equal.  Your confidant.  Your technical support representative.  I could never say no to helping you because you would never turn me down when I needed it. You helped me start my law practice getting me to the panel.  You covered me when I couldn't make court appearances so I could expand my practice.  My successes are your successes.  You are reflected in many of the good things in my life and never will your memory fade.  You left so much behind.  Iris and Keith, and everyone you were close to miss that person watching their back.  I'll do my best to watch theirs in your absence. It is the least I could do for my brother.  Now is the time rest, the fight is over.  May your passing cleanse the Earth."

This tribute was added by Felicia Standel on 12th January 2016

"I will miss you, my brother. I don't know why you were taken from us so soon. I will miss our discussions about music, football and other things...I hope you are at peace and I love you so much."

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