March 29, 2015

David exited this world on March 14, 2015. His services were held on March 29, 2015. In keeping with his desire to educate the world on his experience our family taped his memorial celebration to share with the world. David had planned the service and the speakers. Given its 2 hours + length we are posting it in parts. Enjoy celebrating the life of David B. Oliver with his friends and family.

Debbie

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Video 25: Palliative Radiation and Quality of Life

David shares his recent decision and experience with palliative radiation which successfully addressed several symptoms impacting his quality of life.



Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Video 26: Mountain Retreat

David welcomes you to his favorite place in the world, Rocky Mountain National Park. He shares an update on his condition, his thoughts about the decisions along the way, and his vision for his final resting place. Come enjoy the beauty and respite of Davids special place!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ynr5jJqU-sM

Monday, November 28, 2011

Video 27: Hospice: Its Time

David shares his journey to Hospice and describes his experience realizing his body is shutting down as his mind goes on living until his final moments.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBpi-FO6FHQ

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Video 28: Cancer: Two Patients, Not One

David takes this opportunity to advocate for caregivers and explain some of the things Debbie does as his caregiver. He asked health care providers to remember caregivers are patients as well. Cancer is a family disease.

Video 28: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CsVmU3KufQc

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Celebrating the Life of David B. Oliver

In part one of Davids service the family presents a memorial video with his favorite songs and photos. David then makes a surprise visit and introduces the Master of Ceremony for his service. Dr Keith Knapp welcomes everyone and Dr. Steve Zweig discusses David as his friend.  

Part One: https://youtu.be/fKqzM4vJEn4


Part Two: In part two we have David as Teacher, Father, Leader, and Jogger as well as a duet by Michelle Oliver (daughter in law) and Megan Oliver (granddaughter).
https://youtu.be/ALoDruEepUs

Part Three: This part pays tribute to David as Mentor, Explorer,Colleague,Uncle, Rebounder (Friend of Bill W), Brother, Life Long Pal, and Boss/Leader
https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&feature=vm&video_id=NXsLcB3OQCw

Part Four This Finale celebrates David as Grandfather, Husband, and Mizzou Fan ending the amazing tribute
https://youtu.be/GLARKl8McyY

Interview with Debbie on David Lile

Debbie was recently a guest on the morning radio show with David Lile in Columbia, Missouri. Hear her talk about Davids final days/hours as she continues his mission to share the cancer journey.
https://youtu.be/F5JBIGu2Ae0