Obituaries

Home: Draper Utah
Death Date: August 12, 2017
Birthdate: May 17, 1970
Place Of Birth: San Jose, California
Service Information: Saturday, September 9, 2017 6:00 PM
Service Location: The Front Climbing Club, 1470 S 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT

David Lynn Bell + Enlarge David Lynn Bell, age 47, passed away August 12, 2017 from complications while battling cancer.

Dave was a luminary in the rock climbing community. He set up hundreds of climbing routes along the Wasatch Front, built some of the first indoor rock gyms and founded Pusher climbing holds company. Dave and his wife Jill started Bell Organic in 1998. Dave enjoyed spending time on community supported agriculture, bringing people together while inspiring members and volunteers alike. Dave's magnetic personality and easygoing temperament made him a friend and mentor to many.

Dave is survived by his wife Jill and children Caroline, Anna, Max and River. Dave is the son of Elaine Bell and the late Darrell L. Bell and brother to siblings Scott Bell (Lisa), Kevin Bell (Celia), Kristina Saunders (Chris), Michael Bell (Jeni), Bob Bell (Chelsea) with half-brother Matthew Cohen (Jessica) and step-sister Kaila Osborn (Steve).

Dave's family would like to thank his friends in the community for their love and support during this time. Friends and loved ones are invited to come celebrate Dave's life and share stories on September 9th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Event information can be found here or go to goo.gl/XQPwXC.

In lieu of flowers, you may donate to help pay Dave's medical bills and support his family at https://www.gofundme.com/david-bell-support-fund

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