Fr. D.O. Smart was a founding member of St. Aidan's. On April 25th, 2015, he joined the heavenly cloud of witnesses. As a "cradle Anglican" he served as a layperson, deacon and priest. D.O. was a Navy Rear Admiral and a former Dean of the Anglican Relief and Development Fund. He earned a BS in engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Fr. D.O. was married to Anne Smart who remains a vital member of St. Aidan's Ministry Team Leadership. We are forever grateful for his unforgettable zeal for life and inextinguishable love for Christ and his Church. Memory eternal.