Yes, Dave Barsky is alive and well. He is currently working on a new season of Dirty Jobs. He is a supervising producer and manufacturing supervisor for the series. He also worked on several other TV series, including Food Interrupted, Mail Call, and many others. He is a highly adaptable character who has worked as a digital camera and electrical division supervisor, director, and manufacturing designer. He is also a very keen geocaching enthusiast.
He is 52 years old and graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in communications management. He has a wife named Valaire and they keep their personal life private. Nevertheless, we can say that they are happy together. They have been married for 19 years. They enjoy traveling and spend a lot of time together. They have two children as well.