David Joel Brotman
David Joel Brotman
  • November 19, 1940 - June 7, 2017
  • Gilbert, Arizona

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Dr. David Joel Brotman, 76, of Gilbert, Arizona, entered into eternal rest on June 7, 2017. David was a graduate of Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic and practiced in Tempe, Arizona for 30 years. He touched the lives of many...providing better health and hope to those who needed it most. He was appointed by 2 governors to The Arizona Board of Chiropractic Examiners, where he served 10 years. He was well regarded and respected by his peers. He was a teacher for the National Board Reviews, and an curriculum auditor at Chiropractic Colleges, for National Chiropractic Associations. A Rotarian, he was self reliant yet compassionate, capable yet kind. He loved music - dancing, singing and playing the piano. He provided his children the opportunity, the means and the counsel for success. David was the beloved husband of Bernadette E. Brotman for 45 years. Dear Pop of Ross (Denise) Brotman and Justin (Celestia Rasmussen) Brotman; Dear Papa of Rachel Haberer, Sarah Sheppard, Emily Haidle, Nicholas Deitrich, Maggie Brotman, R.J. Brotman, Daniel Brotman, Alexis Brotman, Jakob Brotman and Radek Rasmussen. Dear great-grandpa of Logan Rizzolo, Morrigan Haberer, Aidan Dunlow and Daniel Sheppard. Dear brother of Ronni (Lennie) Alterwein and Karen (Ted) Dubin. Our dear uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend of many. A Celebration of Life will be 10:00 AM Monday, June 19, 2017, at Mariposa Gardens Cemetery Chapel, 6747 E. Broadway Road, (at Power Road), Mesa, Arizona 85206. David was a proud patriot and generously supported the Wounded Warriors Project. Any contributions to this fine organization in his remembrance would be greatly appreciated. www.mariposagardens.com