David Loveless died of cardiac arrest on July 25 at home. Loveless, who lived Fontana, Calif., was a former D.C. resident and native of Pittsburgh. He was born Jan. 27, 1952.
He graduated from Sonora High School in La Habra, Calif., in 1970 and attended the California Institute for the Arts. For many years Loveless lived in Washington and in the Gettysburg, Pa., area. He worked for Whitman-Walker Clinic and later as a contractor remodeling homes. He was well known as an excellent cook and was also known for his wry sense of humor, according to friend Don Mahr.
In his spare time, Loveless loved to paint and his abstract works were exhibited in local galleries. His other interest was growing fresh vegetables for his kitchen. He was predeceased by his previous partner, Michael Frederick. He is survived by his partner John McCoomber of Fontana Calif., his brothers Chuck and Mark and friends Charley Brown, Mahr and Art Kusinski. Loveless’ remains were cremated and entombed with his parents in a cemetery in La Habra, Calif.