MARENTETTE, Daniel Booth Daniel Booth Marentette died peacefully in West Palm Beach on December 7 after a long illness. He was born on October 30, 1943 in Detroit to Margaret Ellen Booth Marentette and Lloyd Reaume Marentette. He was from a prominent family in Grosse Pointe, including his great, great grandfather James E. Scripps, who founded the Detroit News, and his great grandfather, George Booth, who created the Cranbrook Educational Community. Blithe spirit, bon vivant, chef extraordinaire, loyal friend. Dapper, witty, charming, a consummate gentleman. His career was making his friends laugh and feeding them great meals. He was also an international traveler and sportsman. He is survived by his companion of 24 years, Margaretta Taylor, his niece, Serena Winters, his nephew, Elijah Chandler Marentette, and his first cousin, Thomas Lawson Booth and their spouses.
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Published in Palm Beach Daily News on Dec. 10, 2019.