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In memoriam: Davis Richardson

August 1st, 2020 / By: / News

Davis Michael Richardson of Boyds, Md., passed away on July 8 after a brief but valiant fight with melanoma. Davis was the founder and owner of Sugarplum Tent Company, a leading special events company in the Washington, D.C., metro area since 1990.

Davis established Sugarplum Tent Company with his wife, Barbi. The company quickly earned a reputation for excellence, attention to detail, elegance and personal service. Sugarplum has been recognized as an industry leader by international special events organizations. Davis combined artistic creativity, professionalism and business management acumen to make each event memorable and worry-free for clients and their families and friends. 

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Barbi; their son, Davis Oliver Richardson; and many other family members and friends, including his brother, Brian Richardson, immediate past chair of the Tent Rental Division of IFAI. More information about Davis’s life can be found in his obituary.