David G. White, FD, CFSP
David G. White has been in the mortuary profession since 1995, assisting families in all phases of the funeral process. He has also provided safety and health training for various mortuaries in Utah, California and Arizona for more than 12 of those years. In 2008, he became a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) – an honor granted by the Academy of Professional Service Practice for service in and outside of the profession.
He is a licensed funeral director, embalmer and was a Cremation Association of North America (CANA) certified crematory operator. He has also served as a mortuary manager, crematory manager and Director of Personnel Improvement, each position providing new opportunities for teaching and coaching fellow co-workers.
Mr. White has been with his current employer, Memorial Mortuaries, as a funeral director since 2003 and currently serves as the mortuary manager for their Murray location. He has also served on the corporate safety committee of Security National Financial Corporation, the Mortuary Science Program Advisory Committee for Salt Lake Community College, the Utah Funeral Director’s Association Education/Best Practices Committee and on the Friends Board of the Salt Lake Children’s Justice Center.
He began his career with an Associate’s degree in Mortuary Science in 1997 from Cypress College in California. Mr. White recently graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s degree in History in 2008. In 2007, he completed OSHA’s 30-hour General Industry Safety and Health course.
Outside of his professional career he received the Boy Scout’s highest honor of Eagle Scout and was recognized by the Los Angeles Area Council as Eagle Scout of the Year in 1988. He enjoys the outdoors and especially spending time with his wife and 5 children.