Newfield - David L. Austen, age 56 of Newfield, died Saturday night at Cayuga Medical Center. He enjoyed being a Ham Radio operator, fishing, and bowling.

Survivors include his loving companion, Jeannie Neeper; a son, Michael D. (Sarah Goodrich) Austen; a grandson, Devin Austen; two step-brothers and a step-sister. He is predeceased by his mother, Doris Austen.


Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements were completed by the Herson Funeral Home, Ithaca.