VERO BEACH, FLA. – Daniel M. Garr died April 3 at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach. He was the beloved husband of Jane (Lowenthal) Garr of Vero Beach for 64 years. Born in Providence, a son of the late Bernard and Fannie (Cohen) Garr, he had lived in Florida since 1995, previously living in Rochester, New York.
He was the owner of the former Greene Douglas Maintenance Supply Industry, Inc., retiring 35 years ago. Dan was a Brown University graduate. He sat on several boards, including the Boy Scouts of America, Children’s Home Society, Monroe Community College in Rochester, and orchestras in Rochester and Vero Beach.
He was the devoted father of David Garr and his former wife, Patricia, of Lake Worth, Florida, Jeffrey Garr and his wife, Tania, of Naples, Florida, Susan Giancola and her husband, Dave, of Fairport, New York, and Nancy Peixoto and her husband, Joe, of North Dighton, Massachusetts. He was the dear brother of Herma Levine of Boca Raton, Florida. He was the loving grandfather of Megan and husband, Sean, Jack, Jackie, and Tim, David Jr. and wife Shannon, Lauren and husband Jamie, Christopher and wife Angela, and Julianne and husband Dan. Cherished great-grandfather of Colson Peixoto.
Contributions in his memory may be made to VNA Hospice House, 901 37th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960.