An Indiana native, author Dave Pruet is definitely an avid hunter, but there is a lot more to him than just that. He is also a Christian, Husband, Father, Son, Friend, Widower, Business Owner, Author, Professional Musician, GriefCare Counselor, Sunday School Teacher, Percussion Instructor, Trap/Skeet competitor, Soccer Referee, Sports Trainer, Youth Group Leader, Licensed Taxidermist, Soccer Dad, Dance Dad, HS Band Booster, Fisherman, MADD lifetime member and spokesperson, Adult Education Leader, and a ‘Green Bay Packers’ NFL football team stockholder.
Dave and his wife Donna, have two teen-aged children, Kayla and Kevin. Dave is one of 3 siblings born to parents from Rushville, Indiana and grew up in the booming college town of Bloomington, Indiana – home of the Indiana University Hurryin’ Hoosiers.
He holds separate degrees in Architecture; Business Management/Marketing, and although he works for a company full-time, he also owns and operates his own Drum Studio where he sells equipment and provides private drum lessons to students of all ages and skill levels.
Dave, as previously mentioned, Co-Founded the Monroe County Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) after his 26 year old wife Tina, and 5 year old son Eddie, were both senselessly killed by the irresponsible negligence of a drunk driver in August of 1989. Currently, he is completing a book titled, “Standing In The Rain”, which depicts the tragic events he has endured throughout his life. This book is due for release in the Fall of 2010.
Dave has achieved many goals in his own life, but his new-found passion is writing. With his writings, Dave hopes to be able to help those that are unaware of certain areas of life that he has experienced, and alleviate them any unnecessary steps to reach specific goals of their own.
Dave’s books are written for the use of learning; healing; and moving forward in life, and can be found at his online website: www.booksbydave.com where you may purchase them for yourself.