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David C. Wood

May 21, 1936 — March 10, 2023

Pittsburgh, PA

PITTSBURGH, PA- David C Wood , 86, of Pittsburgh, PA, died Friday, March 10, 2023 in Templeton,
Massachusetts. He was born in Buffalo, New York on May 21st, 1936, a son of the late Cedric W Wood
and Martha (Shelley) Wood. David attended Nichols School in Buffalo, NY, Williams College in
Williamstown, MA, the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, MA and University of
Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. He achieved his Doctorate degree and became a longtime college professor
of behavioral neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
David was involved with the Sixth Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. His hobbies included wood-
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Diana Marston Wood; a son, Sargent Wood and his spouse Bonnie
Chen of Northborough; a daughter, Cynthia Henshaw and her spouse John Henshaw of Templeton; and
three grandchildren, Annemarie Wood of Northborough, Gabriella Henshaw of Templeton, and
Nathaniel Henshaw of Templeton.
A memorial service is being planned for the summer.
To leave online condolences, please visit .
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, Douglas M. Stone, and Melissa A. McQuaid, funeral directors.

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