Daniel J. Carlsen
Daniel J. Carlsen, born on July 20, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York, has passed away on Thursday January 30, 2014 unexpectedly at home. Dan spent most of his life here in Brevard County. He retired from the Space Center where he worked for Johnson Controls/Space Gateway Systems for 30 years. He also retired after having spent 30 years with the Coast Guard Reserves. Dan had many hobbies that included boating and fishing, camping, and his favorite, riding his Harley's. He was a member of Abate, both here and in North Carolina. He had many friends that he enjoyed riding with. Dan was also quite the handyman. There wasn't anything that he couldn't fix or do.
He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Tammy Carlsen (Alberto Fuentes) in Mims, his sister Teri Woolsey in Dallas, Georgia, and his love, Sandra Lively in Union Park. Dan was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at the American Legion Post 1, in Titusville on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 11a.m. in the pavillion.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Feb. 4, 2014