David McDuffie, 95, former president of the Northamerican Heating, Refrigeration & Airconditioning Wholesalers Association (NHRAW), died Jan. 27. NHRAW combined with the Airconditioning & Refrigeration Wholesalers International to form the Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) in 2002.  McDuffie was a member of NHRAW since 1963 and served as its president from 1972-1973. He also served as region trustee in 1967-1968 and was a member of the Martin Walshin Permanent Key Member Club.

He founded several companies, including Tempaco and Industrial Equipment Co. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and many grand and great-grand children. Donations may be made to the Student Aide Mission Fund of Toccoa Falls College, P.O. Box 800809, Toccoa Falls, GA 30598.