David P. Deland, 72, Army Corps of Engineers cartographer

February 15, 2006

David Perry Deland, a retired cartographer and longtime Towson resident, died of cancer Feb. 8 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 72.

Mr. Deland was born in St. Petersburg, Fla., and raised in Towson.

He graduated from St. Paul's School and served in the Army from 1955 to 1957.

He attended the University of Virginia, where he studied architecture, and was employed for 35 years as a cartographer for the Army Corps of Engineers in Baltimore. He retired in 1990.

Mr. Deland was an avid duckpin bowler.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Towson.

Services were yesterday.

Surviving are three sisters, Diane D. Herbert of Baltimore, Carol B. Deland of York, Pa., and Frances D. Tokar of Summit, N.J.; and several nieces and nephews.

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