David Bernard Miller

David Miller, age 83, passed away peacefully with family the morning of January 10, 2018, after a long full life. He was born to Maurice Miller and Reeva Miller Levine on December 20, 1934 in Hollywood, CA.  He is predeceased by his parents, brother Stuart, youngest son David Benjamin Miller, and son-in-law John Wade Owen. David is survived by his wife of 27 years, Nancy Miller; his children Rana Miller-Owen, Pamela Miller, Shushana (Daniel) Nenni, Mia Miller, Elisa Miller, Dianna Miller, Davida (Jeremiah) Leland, and Jeremy Miller; step-daughter Jennifer (Tom) Gay, step-son Jeremy (Tammy) Gay, 11 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and his dog Abby.


He was a graduate of USC where he earned his Pharm.D. He spent many years as a pharmacist in California and Washington. He also owned Miller’s Photography in San Ramon, CA, and Spinnaker Photo Imaging Center in Bellingham, WA.


David is remembered for his big long hugs, long road trips, creative cooking, and bike rides.  His favorite activities were piloting, bicycling, bread baking, life-long learning, photography, camping, and reading to his grandchildren. He was a member of the Whatcom Art Guild and enjoyed weekly meetings with the Tuesday Art Group.


Memorials and donations may be made to Whatcom Hospice or Congregation Beth Israel.


He will be greatly missed.