David Niznik, Longtime Poughkeepsie Business Owner, Dies At 54

Longtime Poughkeepsie business owner David John Niznik, Jr., died peacefully at his home after a long battle with cancer on Jan. 4. He was 54.

David John Niznik
David John Niznik Photo Credit: Contributed

David was born in Poughkeepsie on May 31, 1963 to David Sr. and Nancy Niznik. He ran Dave's Towing out of Poughkeepsie for 30 years before moving to South Carolina in 2006. He died in Conway, S.C

David loved fishing and car racing. 

He is survived by his wife, Linda Shelley of S. Carolina, brothers, Paul Niznik, Lee Niznik Sr. and his wife Jennifer, nieces Stephanie and Kristen Niznik, nephew, Lee Jay Niznik Jr., and great niece Revenna Marie, all of Wappingers Falls. 

Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Services will be held during the calling hours. To send a condolence or for directions, visit

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