Barrington construction company chairman David Pepper dies at 59

David Pepper led his family’s namesake company, which dates back to its 1937 founding in the suburbs.

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The chairman of Pepper Construction, who was among the third generation of his family to lead the famed company, has died.

David Pepper oversaw hundreds of projects across the country each year, including many suburban landmarks. as chairman of Pepper Construction Group. Pepper passed away Saturday at his Barrington home. He was 59.

”Dave lived his life in service to others,” said his brother, Stan Pepper, chairman and CEO of The Pepper Companies. “He believed that values shape your life, even through its unexpected turns.

”He instilled strong values like honesty, gratitude and openness into the culture of Pepper Construction.”

Born in Evanston, Dave Pepper was a proud graduate of the civil engineering program at Iowa State University. He joined the family company as a field engineer in 1985 and by 2003, he assumed leadership of Pepper Construction.

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