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Dan W. McFarland

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Dan W. McFarland Obituary

July 11, 2013

Dan W. McFarland, 79, of Fort Myers, FL passed away on July 11, 2013. He was born on March 6, 1934 in Anderson, IN, a child of Charles P. and Nellie (Shepler) McFarland.

He graduated from Anderson High School and attended Ball State University. Dan retired as a purchasing agent with General Motors after 35 years. After relocating to Cape Coral, FL in 1987, he began a career as a realtor for 15 years. He moved to Ft. Myers into the Landing's community for several years and then to Lexington Country Club in 1997.

He was an avid golfer maintaining a very low handicap for many yrs. He enjoyed playing tennis, boating and fishing. During the last 10 years, he became very attached to his and wife's lovable cats.

Dan is survived by his loving wife, Barbara; children, Bran W. (Terry) McFarland, Stacy(Scott) Hutton and Douglas M. McFarland, stepson, Gregory W. (Betsy) Smith, grandchildren, Kristen McFarland (Drew), Josh McFarland, Lindsey and Zachary Hutton, Jack, Braedy and Gabriel Smith and great granddaughter, Callie McFarland. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his grandson, Brandon L. McFarland.

A Memorial Service will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Friends may sign the guest book at

Published in The News-Press on July 14, 2013
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