Camas, WA – May 14, 2015. It is with great sadness that Furuno USA, Inc. announced the passing of industry veteran and long-time Furuno employee, Ed Davis, on April 30th.
Ed was Furuno USA’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager since September 1992, working closely with dealers who he not only called customers, but his friends. Prior to working at Furuno, Ed had his own marine manufacturer’s rep company, where he represented Datamarine International, Audiovox and Shakespeare Electronics. He first entered into the maritime industry in 1987 when he was hired as the Senior Product Planner/Buyer for Boat America Corp. From there he was hired as a Sales Engineer for Datamarine International and later an Associate Representative for Bruce Hackett Company.
In addition to Ed’s passion for boating, he was also very active in hunting, fishing, trapping, racing and aviation.
In the words of Ed’s favorite comedic entertainer Alan King, he is “survived by his wife” Jackie and their two daughters, Kelly & Samantha. He also leaves behind his beloved faithful dog, Radar, who will miss the all day belly rubs when Ed worked in his office.
Everyone at Furuno has wonderful memories of Ed and they will all greatly miss his friendship, professionalism and his sense of humor.