October 22, 1939 ~ December 25, 2017
David Arthur Socier, 78, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017. Survived by sisters, Janet (James) Anzlovar and Sally (Ron) Smith; brothers and sisters-in-law, Willard and Sandra Frizzell and Bob and Alice Amt; numerous nephews and nieces; and special friends, Joe Klune, Tim Simmons, Steve Henson, Judy Hildner, Larry Lopez, Joe Cervi, Joe Folda, Jack Pecararo , Mike Darcy, Tony Steflik, and Merilee Krasovec. Preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Socier; parents; and sister, Barbara Lemoyne. David was born to Arthur and Caroline Socier on October 22, 1939, in Saginaw, Michigan, graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School in 1957, and the University of Colorado in 1961. He was a sportswriter for the Pueblo Chieftain from 1968 - 2005, covering southern Colorado high school , CSU-Pueblo, and Denver Broncos sporting activities. His column, Dr. Know, was read and enjoyed by many. Dave was inducted into the Pueblo Sports Hall of Fame in 1963, and was a member of the Selection Committee for the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame. He and his wife, Joyce, enjoyed traveling to Europe, Aruba, and Key West. David also enjoyed all sports, reading and theatre. Special thank you to these people at the Pueblo Regent: Lance and Jennifer Burdick, Ronnie Owens, and Cecilia Huston. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Celebration of Life, 11a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in the Montgomery & Steward Banquet Hall. Memorials may be made to the PCC Foundation - Dave and Joyce Socier Scholarship, 900 W. Orman Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.