David E. Amituanai

Rank
Firefighter
Department
San Francisco
Deceased
April 12, 2015

David E. Amituanai joined the San Francisco Fire Department in 1993 and would go on to serve his community bravely for more than two decades. David loved people and devoted himself to helping others, traits that made him an ideal candidate for a career in the fire service. He was honored to serve on the San Francisco Firefighters’ Cancer Prevention Foundation following his first bout with cancer. Outside of the firehouse, he delighted in being a part of a local paddling crew of whom he came to embrace as family. He is survived by his sisters, Sina, Elaine and Neva. David died in 2015 following a battle with job-related cancer.

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