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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.


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.


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 Naval 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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: guitar, basketball, racquetball.


Married Erika Kitchik Alibek, July 30, 1977. Children: Geoffrey David, Brittany Leigh.