David Robert Albrecht, age 44, died at his home, 228 S. Applegate Road, unexpectedly on Friday, October 24, 2008.

David was born on May 21, 1964 in Ithaca, NY the eldest son of Horst and Viola Mae “Sue” (Swansbrough) Albrecht. He attended Trumansburg Central School, attended trade school at Potsdam, and was always striving to further his technical education. He was most proud of attaining “Master Technician” in HVAC, and applied his skills and training at Ithaca College for the past 12 years.

He is survived by his parents, Horst and Sue Albrecht of Phoenix, AZ; his wife, Mary Ellen Albrecht of Ithaca; daughters, Bryonna Lyn Albrecht and Hillary Faith Albrecht, both of Dryden; his siblings, Richard M. (Billi Jo) Albrecht of Interlaken, Allen K. (Samantha) Albrecht of Trumansburg, Christina M. (Marc) Brown of San Francisco, CA and Brandon S. (Tonya) Albrecht of Phoenix; step children, Matthew P. Aasen of Eugene, OR, Erik A. Aasen of New Orleans, LA, Kaitlin M Aasen of Ithaca, and Connor J. Aasen of Lansing; a special cousin, Mike (Sue) Niemi of Trumansburg; aunts and uncles, Fritz (Linda) Albrecht of Russell, NY, Thomas (Adeline) Lynch of Slaterville, Duke (Margaret) Swansbrough of Ithaca, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 7:00 to 9:00pm at Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South St, Trumansburg.  A Celebration of David’s Life will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at the Calvary Baptist Church, 5 Bradley St, Trumansburg, officiated by Pastors Tim Hamilton and Timothy Dean.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to TC3 Foundation P.O. Box 520
170 North Street, Dryden, NY 13053 in David’s memory to be awarded to students seeking a career in a Technical field.