David James Bauer 1950 - 2012 Kansas City
David James Bauer, 62, of Kansas City, died Oct. 15, 2012, at his home. Memorial service was 10:30 a.m. Fri., Oct. 26, 2012, on the UMKC Campus, Miller Nichols Library, Room 303. Memorials may be sent in care of Bonnie Postlethwaite, UMKC, 215 Miller Nichols Library, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499. Memorials will be for Japanese books, Japanese art books, and Philosophy books. David was born Aug. 22, 1950, at Colony, KS, the son of Andy and Virginia (Long) Bauer. He grew up at Neosho Falls, KS, and attended KU majoring in Classical Archaeology. He has worked at the KU Library and Warren McElwain Funeral Home in Lawrence, taught history at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, worked at Jaccard’s Crown Center Jewelry Store, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Helen Spencer Library Assistant in Reference in Kansas City, taught English to Middle School students in Kurashiki, Japan, taught Japanese at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, worked at the UMKC Bookstore and was currently working for UMKC Miller Nichols Interlibrary Loan. Survivors include his sister, Marilyn Bauer Butler (Scott), Offerle, KS, half- brother Rex Bauer (Betty) Ottawa, KS, cousins, nieces and nephews. Condolences may be left at www.iolafuneral.com. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.LJWorld.com.