HELENA - David Eric Flynn, 49, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at his home in Helena after a short battle with cancer.
Dave was born Oct. 29, 1962, in Chicago, Ill., to Dr. Alan and Marjorie Flynn. He attended Helena High School and graduated from the University of Montana.
He worked at Intermountain Children's Home for more than 20 years caring for emotionally disturbed children.
Dave's interests were varied. He excelled in any subject he undertook with a veracity and onerousness. Painting, piano, composing, geology, theology and history just to name a few subjects he took up as hobby and ended as adept.
Dave wrote and lectured in his spare time and has a worldwide following of his work concerning ancient mysteries, religions, illuminated fraternities and Judeo-Christian theology. His research has been published and referenced by numerous best-selling authors, books and magazines around the world.
David is survived by his wife Brenda; daughter Tyce; son Alex; mother Marjorie; twin brother Mark (Junko); brother Dan (Michele); brother Pat (Brenda); brother Peter (Sarah); nieces, Carly, Tyler, Rayna and Aida as well as nephews, Mike and Blue. He was predeceased by his father Alan and both sets of grandparents.
A visitation will be held from 12-8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at Retz Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service is scheduled at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 30, at the First Assembly of God Church with interment to follow at the Forestvale Cemetery. Memorials in David's name may be sent to the "David Flynn Watcher Fund," PO Box 9349, Missoula, MT 59807: myweb.cableone.net/watcher/dfwf.html or to the Chris Elliott Fund for Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Research, 704 228th Ave NE No. 254, Sammamish, WA 98074 : www.chriselliottfund.org/getinvolved.html. To offer a condolence or share a memory of David, please visit: www.retzfuneralhome.com.