David Boe died in the Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2020. David taught at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music from 1962 to 2008. As an organist, professor, and dean of the Oberlin Conservatory, David was a leader in the movement to perform organ music with historically informed performance practices.

For many years David was the organist at First Lutheran Church in Lorain, Ohio.

Even at the grave we make our song: Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia!