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May 19, 1923 - Feb. 26, 2013
Dan B. "Abe" Abraham, born May 19, 1923 on a farm in Western Oregon near Forest Grove, died Feb. 26, at home in San Rafael, CA.
Dan, 89, is survived by his wife, Virginia Susan Abraham of San Rafael; daughter, Catherine Ann Brewer of Des Moines, WA; daughter, Cynthia Helen Beecher of Healdsburg, CA; son, Dan James Abraham of Seattle, WA; and daughter, Mary Enbom of Greenbrae, CA. He is also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He graduated from Franklin High School in Portland, OR, in 1941. He served in
Air Corps from 1943 to 1946, and graduated from Oregon State College School of Forestry in 1950.
Dan worked for the U.S. Forest Service from 1942 to 1978. He served on nine national forests and two regional offices in Oregon, Washington and California. He retired in 1978 as Forest Supervisor of the Klamath National Forest in Yreka, CA. He worked as a legal assistant from 1982 to 1990 for the law office of Robert Ingram in San Rafael. He did volunteer work for the Marin County Open Space District for more than 20 years with an emphasis on the Sun Valley Area.
At Dan's request, no services will be held.
Published in TimesHeraldOnline on Feb. 28, 2013
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"I will never forget the talks Abe and I had while we were putting a new roof on Abe and Sue's house..."
- Ron Noland
"Dan "Abe" will be truly missed. We have many strawberry plants that he gave us when we left Marin in..."
- Kris Sease
"First, this note is long, long overdo. I too was a long time volunteer with Open Space- over ten..."
- Clark Allen
"Dan, "Dad" my father in law was a true spirit. Always warm, friendly, and his humor made us chuckle. He..."
"Dan was a man of few words but he had a huge heart and a great love for the outdoors. He taught me many..."
- Brian Sanford
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