David Joslyn was a photographer who captured many images of Sacramento and its environs. Additionally, he collected pictures of locomotives and early railroad lines for his collections.
He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 1967-70, assigned to Chilean government’s forestry research institute. During that time he served as deputy country director and then country director a.i. for both Chile and Ecuador with additional duties including serving as alternate US permanent representative at UN Agencies in Rome.
Early Life and Education
David Joslyn developed an interest in art and drawing during his childhood years. He also enjoyed taking part in various activities such as skiing and fencing.
He was an avid reader and acquired an in-depth knowledge of everything. Additionally, he had a passion for science fiction films like Firefly and Whovian, which he watched avidly.
Throughout his life, he maintained a close connection to his family and friends, especially his children and grandchildren. Additionally, he was very kind in both time and money; contributing generously to many Omaha institutions like the University of Omaha.
David joslyn has performed and recorded with many renowned artists in the music industry, from composer and arranger of Seattle Rock Orchestra to leading Passenger String Quartet. He has also supported artists such as Duff McKagan, Suzanne Vega, Daniel Bernard Roumain and folk legend Judy Collins on tour.
He has also written and co-written for artists such as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, David Bazan (Pedro the Lion), Allen Stone, Ivan & Alyosha, Mark Lanegan, Grieves & Budo (Rhymesayers).
David is a highly sought-after saxophonist and jazz educator in the Mountain West region. He holds an adjunct professorship of saxophone at the University of Utah as well as staff positions at Westminster College.
Achievement and Honors
David is an incredible connector of people and an incredibly gifted student, classmate and colleague. He has a deep commitment to community-engaged museum work and exemplifies the type of collaborative, empathetic and culturally responsive professional needed in our field to thrive in 21st century.
Joslyn, who majored in physics and mathematics, achieved an impressive 4.0 GPA while managing to balance a rigorous course load with leadership roles within various student organizations. Additionally, he was an active member of the SUNY Oneonta Honors College and is proud to have received a Clark Foundation scholarship.
He is currently studying computer engineering at SUNY Oneonta and plans to use his physical and computational abilities to create and enhance technologies. As an exemplary student, he has made a lasting impression on his peers as well as academic advisors.
David Joslyn was a passionate family man, loving and supporting his wife and children. He enjoyed spending time outdoors camping, hiking and kayaking.
He was proud to serve his country as a Marine, having served two combat tours in Vietnam. For his services, he received both the Navy Commendation Medal and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.
In his free time, he enjoyed playing golf and giving back to those around him. A stellar teacher and coach, he had a profound effect on many lives during his tenure in education. Tragically, those closest to him will miss him greatly; fortunately he is survived by his beloved wife Christine Joslyn.
David Joslyn has an estimated net worth of $50-74K. He makes most of his money through YouTube content creation and influencer marketing, having worked on the platform since 2014. His parents Andrew and Sarabelle Joslyn founded Joslyn Entertainment – a media and entertainment company founded by his dad who is a family therapist; his mother was Hungarian model, actress, artist who came to America after 1956’s revolution in Hungary; David himself is both filmmaker and composer with eight years together as married partners under Jennifer Ying’s guidance during this time