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David Lyle Cripe

David Lyle Cripe, American optometrist.


  • Cripe, David Lyle was born on March 23, 1952 in Goshen, Indiana, United States. Son of Edwin C. Cripe and Helen Naomi (Armstrong) Rice.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Indiana University, 1974. OD, Indiana University, 1979.


    • Special agent Executive Insurance Services, Indianapolis, 1974-1976. Contact lens specialist Fredricksburg (Virginia) Eye Associates, 1984. Associate optometrist Doctor Nancy Graves, Woodbridge, Virginia, 1983-1984.

      Private practice optometry Goshen, since 1984. Member adjunct faculty Indiana University Optometry School, Bloomington, 1982-1983, Pennsylvania College Optometry, Philadelphia, 1981-1983. Board directors Goshen Community Bank.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Oaklawn Foundation, since 1995. Cub den leader Goshen area Boy Scouts American, since 1989. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1979-1983, United States Navy Reserve-R, since 1983, executive officer MED/DEN 0172, since 1987.

    Member North Center Indiana Optometric Society (vice president 1986-1987, president 1988-1989), Indiana Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, Goshen C. of Chamber (board directors since 1990, secretary to board directors 1991, vice-chairman 1992, chairman board 1993), Kiwanis (vice president Goshen club 1986-1987, president 1988), Lions (sight chairman Stafford club. 1983-1984).



    Guitar, basketball, racquetball.


    • Married Erika Kitchik Alibek, July 30, 1977. Children: Geoffrey David, Brittany Leigh.
    • father: Edwin C. Cripe Rice
    • mother: Helen Naomi (Armstrong) Rice
    • spouse: Erika Kitchik Alibek
    • children: Geoffrey David Cripe
    • Brittany Leigh Cripe
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    Born March 23, 1952
    (age 65)