Daniel was highly focused on all of his many interests. At an early age, he developed a high level of patriotism and interest in the military. The USA meant everything to him. He had a copy of the US Constitution in his room, which he received when he was 5 years of age during a a family trip to Williamsburg, VA. Daniel and his father HBO series of “Band of Brothers” together every Christmas holiday break. At the age of 14, his Christmas wish list included MREs, boots and military gloves while most kids wanted video games and other fun related items. His focus was demonstrated in his development as a US Marine. He was promoted to Corporal in 21 months and achieved the title of C-130 Crew-master in 22 months. Achievements that normally take additional time to acquire. One of his favorite songs, “Chicken Fried” by the Zach Brown Band, also describes his personality. He was a “cold beer on a Friday night, a pair of Jeans that fit just right and the radio in his 1997 Ford Ranger” kind of guy. He was loyal and respectful to the very end. On July 10, 2017 his family were not the only people to lose, the world did. This world lost a positive, wonderful, helpful, full of life man. - submitted by family

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