David Bigelow Obituary, Death – With heavy hearts, we share the somber news of the passing of our beloved father, David Bigelow. On the night of Tuesday, June 27th, he peacefully left this world, succumbing to metastatic melanoma, a battle he valiantly fought for fifteen months.
Our family, along with our extended family at Bigelow Tea, is overcome with grief, yet we find solace in the cherished moments we shared with him.
David Bigelow was not only a father but an extraordinary leader, guiding our company and the tea industry with unwavering integrity and an indomitable spirit. His influence extended beyond the professional realm as he served as my mentor throughout my life, imparting invaluable wisdom and shaping the person I have become.
He exemplified the qualities I hold dear—humility, gratitude, and kindness—never faltering in displaying these virtues. The void left by his departure is immense, but we will honor his memory by carrying forward the lessons he instilled in us, always putting others before ourselves.
For 63 years, I have been blessed to have David C. Bigelow as my father, and I count myself as the luckiest daughter in the world. His presence was a precious gift, and the impact he made on my life is immeasurable. Though his absence leaves an immense void, we find strength in the profound legacy he has left behind.
As we mourn the loss of David Bigelow, let us remember the extraordinary man he was, celebrating his life and honoring his enduring spirit. May his memory guide us, and may we continue to emulate his unwavering love and selflessness.