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Sylvia Gugino

Daniel Farquharson

September 12, 1944 - December 20, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Daniel Farquharson. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Daniel had a heart attack in his home in Arlington Virginia and passed away on December 20, 2021. He was an active member of Calvary Methodist Church as well as Our Savior Lutheran Church & School. Daniel participated in several singing groups, one group of friends met outdoors to sing gospel hymns as well as the DC Shape Note Singers that regularly met to celebrate together. We will hear from them during the memorial. He was an avid...  see more
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  • Qi Wang
  • Dennis Far
    Daniel’s passing was a great shock.
    I always imagined him living to 100. He was always attentive to good health habits. Ahead of his time, as a teenager I remember him reading nutrition books by Adele Davis and making unusual healthy recipes with...  more
  • Mary Ann Orecchio
    • Mary Ann Orecchio
      Mary Ann Orecchio Daniel was in our walking group and was a great guy. He would join us for coffee after walking and he would tell us about his travel. He was such an interesting guy and was nice to everyone. When he wasn't showing up for walks, we wondered where he...  more
      • January 31, 2022
    • Mary Ann Orecchio
      Wilfred Danielson When I met Daniel at a senior center in Arlington, Va., and said I was Wil Danielson, he enjoyed replying that he was Daniel from Wilson. He last played croquet with us on Oct. 22 and carried our heavy croquet bag to the storage shed. He then walked...  more
      • January 31, 2022
  • Gary Hall
    I wanted to say I miss Dan as he was always a good friend at GSA when we both worked there. He sometimes talked about his brother in Brazil and he'd discuss things that happened in that country and to his brother's family. He was always interesting to...  more
  • Gláucia S. Matta Benedicto
  • Nona Wakefield
    Dan and I were friends, first at work and then by email. He shared pictures of his travels to Africa and Brazil and of his nephews at Fort Niagara, NY. He spoke of them often. And with pride and even a little bit of envy.
  • Kathie Mack
    Daniel was a faithful and valued member of the Folklore Society of Greater Washington Gospel Sing. In pre-COVID days we met monthly in different homes to sing and to enjoy a potluck dinner together. Here is a photo from December 2018.
  • Celia Bourreau
  • Scott Woodcock
    Very grateful for the opportunity to get to know Dan over the course of many years living across the street from him. He always made a point to stop by for a quick chat or a friendly hello when we ran into each other in the street. When he would return...  more
  • Maria Fernanda  Lopes
  • Phil Farquharson
  • Sue Sheats
    What a kind and interesting man. Dan traveled with our small group to Kenya a few years ago; always eager to see what Africa had to offer, and to share his unique insights. This is a sad loss indeed. Our deepest sympathy to his family and friends.
  • Brian Gugino
    We always had a good time traveling with Uncle Dan and the boys. Here we are at the Corning Museum of Glass, pressing stars for their 9/11 Memorial.