Daniel C. Hughes of Edgewater, was born on December 24, 1947 in Sault Ste Marie, MI, and died on December 22, 2020 after a short illness.
Dan grew up in Sault Ste Marie, MI where he met the love of his life, Patty, while he attended Lake Superior State. Dan and Patty eloped to New Smyrna Beach. Shortly after, Dan & Patty moved to Detroit where Dan became a Detroit Police Officer and served for 25 years.
After retiring, Dan and Patty moved back to New Smyrna Beach in 1999.
Dan also worked at the Ocean Walk Complex in New Smyrna Beach as a Security Officer for about 14 years.
Dan’s favorite pastime was spending time with and spoiling his 7 grandchildren.
Dan was an encyclopedia when it came to old music and old movies.
He loved animals, especially the many dogs and cats he had throughout his life.
Dan’s greatest love though was his beloved wife, Patty, who predeceased him January 30, 2018.
Dan is survived by his loving children, Daniel J. (Cheryl), Paul, Tammy (Jeff) Foss and Corey, and his adoring grandchildren Corey, Heather, Hailey, Jeffery, Ashlee, Austin & Danny.
Per his wishes Dan’s services will be private.