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David John Schryver was born in 1951 in Watertown (Jefferson County) NY.  He was the only child of Donald Everett Schryver and Emily Lavinia Kelley Schryver.

David graduated from the Watertown High School with a regents diploma in 1969.  He spent the next two years at the Jefferson Community College where he received an AAS in Mathematics and Science in May 1971.  He then transferred to the Oswego State University in Oswego, NY where he received a BS in Secondary Mathematics Education in May 1973.

He became a high school math teacher at the Edwards Central School in St. Lawrence County, northern New York in 1973.  He subsequently went into public school administration and obtained the degrees of Master of Education (MEd) and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAS), both from the St. Lawrence University in Canton NY.  He served as assistant principal from 1979 until February 1985.  At that time he was appointed as Interim Superintendent of Schools.  At the beginning of the next school year, he left administration and returned to the classroom.  In 1986, Edwards merged with an adjoining district and became the Edwards-Knox Central School.  He retired from there in 2006 after teaching for 33 years.

Over the years, he has also pursued other employment areas.  He has worked as a disk jockey at several Watertown radio stations.  He was at WATN AM in 1977, WNCQ FM (Big Q Country) from 1978 to 1982 and at WCIZ FM, Z93 from 2004 to the present.  He has done free lance consulting in the area of computer education for teachers and business groups and has also taught part-time in various St. Lawrence County colleges.  For many years, he has operated his own Web Site Design service, Fourth Coast Creations.  Our family website is at and he is the webmaster and owner of this website.

Marcia Anne Davis was born in 1957 in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York.  She is the daughter of Eugene L. and Marjorie Hurley Davis.  

She graduated from the Edwards Central School with a regents diploma in 1975 and obtained both a BA in Elementary Education and a MA in Reading Education from the State University of New York at Potsdam. 

She was a reading specialist at the Gouverneur Central School District in northern New York from 1982 until her retirement in 2012.

They were married on January 7, 1978.  They resided in Edwards, St. Lawrence County, New York, from January 14, 1978 until 2012.  This home was purchased from Marcia's maternal grandmother.  She had owned it 35 years at that point.  In 2004, they bought the Schryver family cottage on Pillar Point.  At that point, it had been in the family for 65 years.  It was a summer residence until 2012, when an addition was built and it became their year-round home.  They have three (3) children.
The children of David John and Marcia are part of the tenth generation of the Schryver family in America:
Kristin Marie Schryver b:  1981
  David John Schryver, Jr. b:  1983
  Miranda Jeanne Schryver b:  1985


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