George H. Daniels

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George H. Daniels, DeLand, FL, 76, died April 25, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. There will be a memorial service in Cassa-dega later in May. George was born in Johnson City, NY and has lived in Florida since 1995. He had a long career with New York state government, beginning with the Office of Mental Hygiene and retiring as Director of Staff Development and Training for the Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. After retiring, he was a professor at Seminole State College in Health Sciences and more recently an instructor in Stetson's Lifelong Learning Program. George was preceded in death by his father, Eldon Daniels and his brother Eugene Daniels. He leaves a loving wife, Janet Leahey-Daniels, his mother, Margaret Daniels, his brother Ronald (& Janice) Daniels, his sister, Doris Seidel, his children, Maureen (& Tom) Gavreau, Tracy (& Michelle Cutway) Daniels and Scott (& Scott Shea) Daniels, his grandchildren, Madison, Robbie, Sydney, Sadie and his loving nieces and nephews. George was a long-time member of the Southern Cassadega Spiritualist Camp and a past board member. He was an enthusiastic cook, gardener and dog-lover, most especially to his beloved Charlie who will be waiting to greet him in heaven. He volunteered as a foster parent and trainer for many rescue dogs and most recently volunteered with the Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler. He also loved traveling, especially to sunny Las Vegas, and was always up for a grand adventure to add to his antique collections and other treasures. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Halifax Health Hospice, or a . Condolences may be shared with the family at Arrangements are under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home DeLand.


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Lohman Funeral Home Deland
935 E New York Ave
Deland, FL 32724
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Apr. 27, 2014
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