Show Me Center’s David Ross Dies

David Ross, retired longtime director of the  in Cape Girardeau, Mo., died from complications of a ruptured esophagus April 14.

Ross, 63, landed some big acts for the venue including President Ronald Reagan, Tina TurnerAerosmithGuns ‘N RosesAlabamaDef LeppardWillie NelsonReba McEntire, George Strait,  and others, according to the South Missourian.

Ross also served as president of the International Association of Assembly Managers in 2005.