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Hugh Daniel Memorial 23 June in Pacifica, California; Others Later in Amsterdam and Michigan

Hugh Daniel's friend John Gilmore sent me this notice, written by Hugh's sister Lesli Daniel. Please spread the word to other friends of Hugh.

[Hugh Daniel died suddenly at home on June 3, from an apparent heart problem. Please come help remember him and how he touched you. Please forward to people who knew Hugh, or lists where he was active. There will also be a memorial for him at the conference the Netherlands in July. --John Gilmore]
From: Lesli Daniel
Subject: Hugh Daniel's Memorial
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:38:17 -0700

Celebrating Hugh Daniel's Life

When: Sunday, June 23rd **
Time: 4 - 8 p.m.
Where: Beach & Pacifica Community Center (We're starting at the beach, so dress accordingly)
540 Crespi Dr., Pacifica, California
(corner of Hwy 1 and Crespi Dr.)


1. It's a potluck, so bring a dish to share. We do not have an alcohol permit, so please feel free to toast to Hugh at home. We'll provide water - some will have caffeine, sugar, artificial coloring and/or fizz. There is a kitchen where you can refrigerate, microwave, bake or stew (but no pots
2. Please bring dishes and utensils for your party
3. A memory, story or reflection of Hugh to share
4. Photos are welcome. Bring on flash drive or CD or email at least 24 hours ahead to
5. Memorabilia for display if you'd like.
6. A child-like party 'tude resplendent with costume, toy, talent or any expression you so desire - even if it is black garb.

**Another memorial celebration is scheduled for Saturday, August 24 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Details forth coming. If you want to assure you receive notice of that celebration, please email Lesli Daniel to be placed on an email list.

[Continuing quote from Lesli:]

Hugh is going to join Gene & Majel Rodenberry on a deep space, permanent celestial journey to ?? The flight launches in fourth quarter 2014 by Celestis. If you would like to contribute to launching him, please visit As you know, going into space was always his fantasy.

Please share this email announcement far and wide.

If you have requests or idea for honoring Hugh's life, please contact Lesli Daniel. Should you have an interest in showing your respects through flowers, the Family invites you to support his space travel in lieu or a donation to a non-profit of your choice.

Thank you,

Lesli Daniel, Hugh's Sister,
Barbara Smart Daniel, Hugh's Mother
From Odds & Ends

In frequently volunteering for Operations, Hugh took the weight of many a conference onto his mighty shoulders. Courtesy Daniel family memorial site, photographer unknown to me.
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