David, right, and Patti Parrish are pictured in their Severn, Md., home, Jan. 28, 2014, with their two labs, Mojo and Babe. They met when Patti who had just started chemotherapy, and was bald and sick, put an ad on Match.com. David had survived breast cancer. (Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun/MCT)

Held several positions at The Press including staff writer, entertainment editor, creator and longtime editor of teen section Generation Next.