David Keith Sewall passed away June 23, 2019 at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. He was born May 14, 1958 in Castine, Maine to Winslow A. and Rosamond E. Sewall. He graduated from Deer Isle Stonington High School in1977 and was the first student to enter the high school when it opened. He also attended Penobscot Job Corps. David lived his entire life on Deer Isle. As an adult, he lived at Deer Run Apartments for 34 years, until his health started to fail.
David was always willing to lend a helping hand. For many years it was his mission to collect discarded cans and bottles from our islands roadsides.
David is survived by his mother, his sister Valerie Duncan and her husband Peter of Deer Isle, his niece Andrea Duncan of Las Vegas, NV, his nephew Nicholas Duncan and his wife Haley of Portland, ME, his great niece Emma Duncan also of Portland, many relatives and friends. He was predeceased by father and grandparents.
A graveside service will be held at Howard’s Hill Cemetery on Little Deer Isle on Tuesday, July 2 at 1 pm. Please join the family after the service at the Sunshine Advent Christian Church Community Building.