Daniel J. Fay

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Daniel J. Fay

Des Moines

Daniel J. Fay, 73, of Des Moines died on December 15, 2013 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital. He was born on August 27, 1940 to Ed and June Fay. He grew up in Chadron, Nebraska and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from St. Ambrose College in Davenport and earned a law degree from the University of Iowa. He worked as an attorney for the Iowa Commerce Commission until retirement at age 55. Dan was an avid motorcyclist and was fond of Harley Davidsons. He enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting with his son and many friends. During retirement, Dan spent winters in Texas and summers in Des Moines. On October 27, 1967 he married Marge Fay and later divorced. Dan will always be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor.

Survivors include his son Samuel (Cathy) Fay and 3 grandchildren: Laura, Amanda and Ian of Oskaloolsa, Iowa; brothers Michael Fay of Cedar Rapids, IA, Timothy Fay of Anamosa, IA, and John Fay of Anamosa, IA; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering to honor his memory will be held at 1801 East Walnut Street, Des Moines on Saturday, December 21st from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

Memorials may be made to Iowa Public Television and Radio.



Published in Des Moines Register on Dec. 19, 2013
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