David Fredlund 2007
David Fredlund, 73, a cartographer who retired in 1988 after 37 years with the Defense
Mapping Agency, died Feb. 9 at his home in Rockville. He had Parkinson's disease.
At the end of his career, Mr. Fredlund was a program manager assigned to the agency's
NATO desk with responsibilities for international mapping, charting and geodetic surveys.
He received an Outstanding Service Award from the agency.
Mr. Fredlund was born in Washington and grew up there and in Kansas City, Kan. He
graduated from Western High School (1952) and George Washington University.
He served in the Coast Guard as a young man, and in 1980, he attended the Air War
College in Montgomery, Ala.
He was a Boy Scout master with Rockville troops 447 and 1445 and a volunteer with the
American Heart Association.
DeGennaro of Ocean City, N.J.; two brothers; a sister; and four grandchildren.