David A.G. Bailey, 75, of Provo, Utah, passed away on April 1, 2023, from complications of a Glioblastoma grade 4 brain tumor.\n\nDavid was a gentle man with a sense of humor and a passion for life. He lived life to the fullest and cherished his family, friends, and community. He loved his 30-year career as a Firefighter/paramedic, where he served as a Captain and enjoyed working with his team and making lifelong friends throughout Provo City.\n\nDavid was also a dedicated temple worker for 25 years, and he referred to every Tuesday as "Temple Tuesday." He loved the temple ordinances and the friendships he formed with those he worked alongside. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings, including Scout leader, Ward Clerk, Bishop Counselor, and Transit Bishop Missionary at the Provo TSO for 5 years.\n\nDavid had a deep love for adventure and travel. He and his family often went on trips, including to the Farmhouse in Tetonia, Idaho, where they referred to it as "God's Country." He enjoyed skiing at Sundance, fishing at Gooseberry and Deer Creek, Moab, camping, Disneyland, cruises, and most of all, his beloved Dodgers. From February to November, he carried the TV remote in his pocket, so Mary couldn't change the channels.\n\nDavid also loved his neighbors and being a member of the Edgemont 9th Ward. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and could often be found using his leaf blower to clean up leaves in the gutters around the neighborhood. He was a kind and selfless man who went out of his way to ease the burden of others.\n\nAfter retiring from the Fire Department, David bought an embroidery machine and designed Levi quilts to be raffled at the annual Fullmer Family Reunion and Baptism towels for many Primary Children. He had a talent for creating beautiful things and loved sharing his creations with others.\n\nDavid graduated from John H Polytechnic High in 1965 and BYU in Accounting in 1975. He also served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Uruguay from 1967-1969.\nDavid is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Margaret Bailey, his ex-wife, Marilyn McQuarrie, his daughter Jenny Lee Bailey, his father-in-law, Larry Fullmer, his brother-in-law, Dale Fullmer, and his sister-in-law, Kendi Fullmer.\n\nDavid is survived by his wife, Mary, his children, Benjamin (Mindy) Bailey, Lauralee Kelly, Jeremy (Katie) Bailey, Megan (Ryan) Goodwin, and 12 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Candace (Phil) Munoa, his brothers, Robert (Sandy Bailey) and Matthew (Charlotte) Bailey.\n\nDavid's family would like to thank Dr. Erik Gulbrandsen DO, Dr. Nathan Rich Oncologist, Dr. Brandon Barney Radiation Oncologist, Howard Reichman Surgeon, and their exceptional staff for their care and support. They would also like to thank Aspen Ridge Rehab, Symbii Hospice, Marlene Oaks, and Becky Nelson for their exceptional care during David's illness.\nDavid will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and community. A celebration of his life will be held on April 8, 2023, at 11:00 am, at Nelson Family Mortuary, 4780 N University Ave., Provo, UT 84604.