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“You don't know me! I'm am so sorry for your loss! My husband died from brain cancer April 27,2012. He was a kind and good man! We were married for 44...Read More »
1 of 33 | Posted by: Irene

“We resided in North Platte for 4 years. While there my son Gavin developed a mass under his neck. Dr. Hurst was the one who intercepted Gavin at...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Tammy M. Malone

“Dana we are so very proud of your strength and testimony that you have been able to share with others while you had gone through the loss of David ....Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Dana

“David's journey was one of tremendous courage, faith, and love. The strength of everyone who supported him was uplifting. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: Mackenzie Carstens

“Dana, Audrey & Parker, I met your husband/daddy when he was 5 years old. He played with my sons, he went fishing with us, etc. He possessed a...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: Elisabeth McCord Martensen

“Dana, I worked with Dr. Hurst at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. I pray for strength and comfort to you, your children, and...Read More »
6 of 33 | Posted by: Misty Smith

“Dana: You do not know me. My daughter, Aprll, sent me your blog andI just read the last entry. Touched and moved don't even measure up to what I...Read More »
7 of 33 | Posted by: Debbie Roberts

“Ben, I am truly sorry for the loss of your son. ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: Raymond French

“Prayers to all whom knew him, the family, friends and others he touched. I played baseball with David in Houston. Very sad to hear of his passing. ”
9 of 33 | Posted by: L T West III

“Our family prays for all of your family as you uplift the wonderful life of David! May you find peace and love in all the memories that will be...Read More »
10 of 33 | Posted by: Jane Wilkinson

“I will always miss him!! He is in better hands. ”
11 of 33 | Posted by: Maria S.

“Like many others I did not meet David or you. I am a Team Hurst follower, you are a inspiration to so many that are going through the same thing. A...Read More »
12 of 33 | Posted by: Regina Fox

“May you feel God's strength, comfort and peace as you go through the coming days, weeks and months learning to live without him in your lives. God...Read More »
13 of 33 | Posted by: Kathy Winters

“May God continue to comfort you and the children during this time of adjustment.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Shelia & Lew WebbHCBC ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: Shelia & Lew Webb

“My thoughts and prayers go out to you Dana, but David is now in heaven, looking down and being now your guardian angel.Cindi HillNorth Platte, NE ”
15 of 33 | Posted by: Cindi Hill

“I would like to say "ditto" to Amanda Romo's comment! My heart is so heavy for his wife, children, parents and siblings. But, I am also so at peace...Read More »
16 of 33 | Posted by: Sandy Fuhrer

“I did not have the honor of personally knowing you, but of your story. Since the passing of your husband I have read each of your blog entries. I...Read More »
17 of 33 | Posted by: Amanda Romo

“Your family has and will be in my prayers. I work at Hillcrest and met David only once when he came in for MRI but I have followed TEAM HURST on...Read More »
18 of 33 | Posted by: Brittany Fox

“I have never met your family, but feel I am so very close to you both. My heart hurts during your time of pain, but my heart rejoices in knowing...Read More »
19 of 33 | Posted by: Shan Blalock Williams

“Dr Hurst will be greatly missed but is in total peace now. I was lucky to have worked with him in the ER at Hillcrest. Praying for peace and comfort...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Lori Reese

“Dana, I am so, so sorry to read of your husbands passing. It was inspiring to see the way everyone rallied around him. He was lucky to be surrounded...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: Joanna Arenstein

“The Bluebonnet hospice family was privileged to be part of David's care, and we share your sorrow now. We were touched by his courage and the...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Bluebonnet Health Services

“Although I have not met you personally, David's willingness to share his journey and his testimony of faith are an amazing legacy to leave not only...Read More »
23 of 33 | Posted by: Laura Kehrt - Ky Beta

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time, stay strong Dana; your an inspiration to many for your on going...Read More »
24 of 33 | Posted by: Jenny Groom Rieff

“May God watch over your family and bring you peace in the months to come. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers, and that we love you. ”
25 of 33 | Posted by: Lisa Beck

“May the outpouring of love lift you, Audrey and Parker in the time to come. What an amazing man David was, in all aspects. The willingness of your...Read More »
26 of 33 | Posted by: Michael & Bev Sapienza

“Words can not express our deep sadness and sorrow for your loss. We met Dr. Hurst in the ER at North Platte where he treated our son. Caring,...Read More »
27 of 33 | Posted by: Joe and Danita Callihan

“My deepest sympathy and prayers goes to Dana and your family, you were a great man and loved by many. ”
28 of 33 | Posted by: Heidi

“Your blog is a true testament to a beautiful love, and the possibility of bearing the pain of death with dignity. I pray that, despite the sadness,...Read More »
29 of 33 | Posted by: Kasia

“First I would like to say how sorry I am about your difficult loss. I did not know David but I understand his circumstance. I have a brain tumor and...Read More »
30 of 33 | Posted by: Kyle Nielsen

“To the family of Dave,I am so very sorry hear of your loss. He was a great guy and I will forever remember his bright smile and great personality!! ...Read More »
31 of 33 | Posted by: Curt Nepple - Chamberlain, SD

“Dana, We are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Life is never how you expect it to be. Be strong and raise those kids to know...Read More »
32 of 33 | Posted by: Jana Gragg - North Platte, NE

“Our deepest prayers and condolences are with you during this difficult time. David will be missed by so many. ”
33 of 33 | Posted by: Russ Johnson


David Greig Hurst October 21, 1970 – October 26, 2013 David Greig Hurst, 43, of Waco, Texas, peacefully passed away on October 26, 2013. He was a son, a brother, a friend, a husband, but most importantly a father. The Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, at First Baptist Church Woodway with Pastor Brady Herbert of Harris Creek Church, officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey. David Hurst was born in Houston, Texas on October 21, 1970. He graduated from Lamar High School and continued on to receive his Bachelor's of Science at Emory University. He then advanced to receive his Doctor of Medicine at Texas Tech University and his Resident in Emergency Medicine at the University of Kentucky. That is where he met Dana Aynes Hurst, from Columbus, Ohio, whom he married on November 8, 2003. It was from there that David started his professional career as an Emergency Room Physician for eight years at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, Nebraska. His heart was in the sand hills and his passions were hunting, golfing, baseball and skiing. David and Dana started their family in North Platte, welcoming both Audrey and Parker into their lives in 2008 and 2010. From North Platte, Nebraska, David and Dana moved to Waco, Texas, where David became the Emergency Room Physician and Director of Hillcrest/Scott and White Hospital. Many describe him as compassionate, a joy to work with, a mentor, and someone who always displayed a positive attitude. The stories many have shared about David will carry on as his, to be shared with David and Dana's children and give them memories of their father that will never die. Although some may say David lost his battle with Brain Cancer, many that support and love him say he won and gained. By sharing his journey, he connected over 4, 000 individuals through his story. David's is a story that is defined with living. He showed us to not let Cancer declare your life, but to let your faith and love make your life. It is believed by his family, friends and TEAM HURST members across the country, that David is peacefully in heaven glorifying the Father he glorified on this earth. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Hubert L. Pitts, Audrey Pitts-Kirkindoll, Ben Morris Hurst Jr. and Jewel C. Hurst. David is survived by his mother and father, Ben Morris Hurst III and Carolyn Pitts Hurst of Houston, Texas; his wife, Dana; two children, Audrey Aynesley Hurst (5), Parker Benjamin Hurst (3); his siblings, Charles Hurst and Kathryn Oster of Houston, Texas; his nieces and nephews and the rest of his relatives and friends. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the David Hurst Memorial online at https://www.wepay.com/donations/14639823 or to send a check, please make payable to UBS Financial David Hurst Memorial and mail to: UBS Financial Services, PO Box 23049, Waco, TX 76702. Funds for the memorial will go to several organizations where David's memory will be carried on, including a remission bell at the new Hillcrest Cancer Center in Waco, Texas. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.WilkirsonHatchBailey.com.