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January 31, 1952 - November 20, 2012
La Jolla, California
| Age 60
The Associated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) — UT San Diego says its former owner and publisher David Copley has died after a car crash near his home in La Jolla, California.
The newspaper reports that the 60-year-old Copley died at Scripps Memorial hospital Tuesday night about three hours after paramedics pulled him from his wrecked Aston Martin sports car.
Copley's friend Dr. Robert Singer announced the death outside the hospital. Copley was alone in the car, and the cause of the...
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"THE COPLEY NAME IS SYNONMOUS WITH SAN DIEGO. DAVID WAS A RESERVED AND THOUGHTFUL INDIVIDUAL. I MET HIM A FEW TIMES AND HE WAS ALWAY GRACIOUS. LA JOLLA WILL MISS THE COPLEY BLOCK AND LIBRARY ..."
"It was a privilege to be part of the Copley Press. David was a shy, gentle person who cared deeply for his employees. The annual Copley Conference at Casa Del Zorro in Borrego Springs was ..."
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