David Harley Kaufman, passed away December 15th, 2008 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Louis and Dolly Kaufman. Beloved husband and best friend of Esther. Father to Jason and his wife Melissa. Brother to Rick and his wife Debbie, son-in-law to Felic and Regina Opatowski. Will be lovingly missed by Toby, Jody, Michael, Naomi, grandson Jackson, Miriam, Leora, and Ami. A chartered accountant, David was also an avid fisherman, boater, and biker – a lover of all things fast. There are stars whose light reaches the earth, only after they themselves have disintigrated. And there are individuals whose memory lights the world after they have passed from it. These lights shine in the darkest night and illuminate for us the past. A funeral service will be held Wednesday December 17th, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. from Steeles Memorial Chapel, 350 Steeles Ave. W. (Between Yonge and Bathurst) Interment to follow at Pardes Shalom Cemetery, Lodzer section. Shiva will be observed at 48 West Borough St., Thornhill. Visitors after 2 p.m. only. Memorial donations may be made to the Mt. Sinai Hospital 416-586-8290, or to the United Jewish Appeal 416-631-5685.