- December 18, 1960 - February 1, 2010
- South Carolina
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“Thanks to everyone for your posts. There are more posts on the tribute that is on thestreet.com's website. I still can't believe that David isn't...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Beth Morrow Hammond
“i attended class of 82" just wondering if his grandfather may have been the doctor morrow who resised ininman many years ago
2 of 11 | Posted by: san - inman s.c
“I am deeply saddened to hear of David's horribly premature departure from our lives. He was a true gentleman and will be missed.
3 of 11 | Posted by: Scott - New York
“Dave Was a friend since his days in Detroit, where we met. Our friendship began as a professional relationship -- I worked for GM and he was the...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Toni Simonetti - New York, NY
“I'm very sorry for your loss. David was a very good man.
5 of 11 | Posted by: Lisanne - ny,ny
“We did not have the pleasure of personally meeting this fine man, but reading these messages certainly illustrates his impact and persona on those...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Glen Walker - Lawrenceville, GA
“I pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal ~~ Love leaves a memory no one can...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Gary Millwood
“I want extend my sincere condolences in the loss of your son and brother.
Please know I have prayed, and continue to pray for your family.
...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sandi Kottmann - Spatanburg, SC
“I never had the privilege of meeting Dave, but I had the most delightful 30-45 minute phone conversation with him last year. Sometime after he served...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Weesie Doucette - Columbia, SC
“We are very sad to hear of David's loss of life. We will forever cherish our treasured memories of David as he grew up at FBCC. He always brought so...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Gerald and Lib Terry - Inman, SC
“I'm so sorry to hear of David's illness and death. He was such a fun loving kinda guy. I'll keep the family & friends in my prayers. God Bless
11 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Lynch Schumpert
Inman, SC--David J. Morrow, of Inman, S.C. affectionately known as "Dave" by his friends and family, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2010 in Spartanburg after a month long illness with cancer. He was 49.
David graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina in 1983. He became an accomplished journalist, working for Fortune Magazine, SmartMoney Magazine, The Detroit Free Press, The New York Times and serving as Editor-in-Chief for TheStreet.com for eight years. Under his direction, TheStreet.com won five Society of American Business Editors and Writers Awards, one Loeb Award with five nominations, two New York Press Club awards, one Webby nomination, two Codie Award nominations, four Online Journalism Award nominations and four awards from the Media Industry Newsletter (min). He received Min's 2007 award for Best Editor of a Web Site and was later inducted into Min's Digital Hall of Fame. His most recent accomplishment was becoming the first Reynolds Endowed Chair in Business Journalism at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. He resided in the New York Area for 21 years before relocating to Nevada.
He is survived by his mother, Emily R. Morrow, and sister, Janice E. Morrow both of Inman, another sister, Beth Hammond, and brother-in-law, Rick Hammond, and nephews Matt and Trevor Hammond of Lawrenceville, Ga and many extended family members.
Memorial services will be held at later dates in both Spartanburg, S.C. and Reno, Nevada. A scholarship fund for promising journalism students is currently being set up in honor of David and inquires concerning that can be made to Beth Hammond at email@example.com. Condolences may be posted at www.seawright-funeralhome.com.