FRIEDMAN--Daniel S., 66, of the Upper West Side, passed away on November 8, 2012 after a courageous fight against pancreatic cancer. Dan is survived by his devoted partner and wife of 36 years, Liz Friedman, Manhattan, and sister, Muriel Finkelson, Larchmont, NY. Dan graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, received his master's in Health Planning from NYU, and served in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone. He worked at AECOM as the Associate Director for the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center. Dan dedicated his career to helping those with developmental disabilities and was an active member of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities and the Bronx Developmental Disabilities Council. He was an avid golfer and gifted woodworker. Dan's generosity and indomitable spirit will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. Memorial donations may be made to the cancer research group of your choice.
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Published in The New York Times on Nov. 11, 2012