David Sargent

September 22, 1987January 17, 2014

WELLFLEET — David Justin Sargent, 26, of Wellfleet, passed away surrounded by love, family and friends on January 17, 2014.

Dave was loved by his parents, Bessie Sargent and David Watts, his older sister and brother Lessie and Isaac Sargent, his twin sister, Danielle Sargent and his niece, Victoria McDonald. Dave was also loved by his grandmothers, Barbara Watts of Truro, MA and Kay Sargent of Seattle, WA as well as his large extended family including many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born on September 22, 1987, Dave fought a courageous battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, living twice as long as expected. He graduated from Nauset High School in 2006 with the support of Joy and Amy Caporello. Following this, he attended Cape Cod Community College with the support of Keli Gates.

Dave was a proponent for equality for all people everywhere, especially the little guy. He was not afraid to speak up for what he believed in; political causes, preserving the environment, and even every day right and wrongs.

A writer and talented artist, Dave especially loved to create poetry and draw dragons. He was a lover of singing, dancing and music. A supporter of underground hip-hop, he championed and believed the hopeful message of artists such as Immortal Technique and LowKey. His other hobbies included playing Halo on XBOX and enjoying interesting and exotic foods.

Dave was an inspiration to all who met him, bringing awareness to the injustices of everyday life that were often ignored. He enjoyed a good debate as he was extremely passionate about his beliefs. He could also bring a room to laughter with his sense of humor, silliness and infectious giggle.

A celebration of Dave's life will be from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the Eastham/Orleans Elks Lodge at 10 McKoy Rd in Eastham, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of David J. Sargent to Charley's Fund, an organization dedicated to fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy online at



  • Memorial Visitation Thursday, January 23, 2014



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Ann Scalley

February 4, 2014

There are no words that can express the loss....I remember David & Danielle from preschool-so close to each other & such a delight....sending lots of hugs to you & your family.
Ann Scalley & family

Lynn Kutsch

January 23, 2014

Love you Dave. Forever in my heart!

Michael Hall

January 21, 2014

Blessings to you all. May he rest peacefully and may his love for you be remembered always.

John/Colleen Sargent

January 21, 2014

You are in our prayers and thoughts.

Brenda Sargent

January 21, 2014

We will always keep you close in our hearts.....

ann bissonnette

January 21, 2014

Our sincere condolences to you and the family. There are just no words. Please take comfort knowing David is with the Angels and his Grandfather. I know they are watching over you and the family. God Bless
RIP David
Love Annie and Leo

Corina King

January 21, 2014

In loving memory of an amazing person. We will miss you always David! Fly high with the angels..Love you cuz!

Tammy, Leo, Joey and Jacob Arteaga

January 21, 2014

RIP Dave

Joyce Sargent

January 21, 2014

Let it shine Dave...

Tammy Arteaga

January 21, 2014

Fly high with the angels Dave! Watch over your mom, brother, and sisters always!! Send them signs that you are always near!! You will never be forgotten Dave...RIP cousin