Edward B. Daniels 1921 - 2010 Lawrence
A celebration of remembrance for Edward B. Daniels, 89, Lawrence, will be at a later date. Cremation has taken place. His ashes will be thrown into the wind over Marblehead Harbor, where he spent his early days sailing.
Mr. Daniels died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
He was born Feb. 19, 1921, in Marblehead, Mass., the son of Earl Goodell and Mary Jane Savoy Daniels.
Mr. Daniels served in the U.S. Navy from 1939 to 1945 in the North Atlantic and South Pacific. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Boston University and a master’s degree at Simmons College.
He was a librarian at Enoch Pratt in Baltimore, and in Worcester, Mass., then became director of Dearborn Library in Michigan and finally director of the Columbus Public Library in Ohio.
Mr. Daniels was a member of Rotary, and after leaving the library profession he owned and managed Sugar Tree Farm in Gambier, Ohio. He coached the Kenyon College equestrian team and rode with the Rocky Fork Headley Hunt.
He married Bernice Emerich Cudd on May 17, 1971, in Columbus. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Debbie and husband Philip Neguere, Dallas, and Donna Kurtz, San Jose, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Ann Cudd and husband Neal Becker, and their sons, Alex and Thomas Becker, all of Lawrence; two stepsons, Tim Cudd and wife Evelyn, College Station, Texas, and Ben Cudd and wife Lynn McCarty, Golden, Colo.; and four grandsons, Dan, Casey, Edward and Steven.
Online condolences can be sent at warrenmcelwain .com.