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Daniel R. Ganzer

1956 ~ 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Daniel Ganzer Obituary

Daniel Richard Ganzer, 67, of Millcreek Township passed away on November 29, 2023, at his residence. He was born in Erie, Pa on April 9, 1956, son of Mary Ann (Chrostowski) Ganzer of Erie and the late Richard Ganzer.
Daniel served in the United States Army Reserves as a Cannon crewman (13B10) where he was a platoon sergeant of an artillery battery. He also was a M16 rifle marksman, a hand grenade expert and received the Army Service Ribbon. He retired from G.E. after 35 years of service and was the proud owner of several patents. He loved spending time with his family including his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was known for ending his conversation with the phrase, "peace and love", and “another day in paradise”. 
He ran the Boston Marathon, as well as, several quad races, he enjoyed all music, spending time at his Cambridge Springs camp and Presque Isle State Park, and was a known to be a charitable individual.
He is survived by his two children, Matthew Ganzer of Erie and Emily Flanagan (John) of Tampa, Florida, his two grandchildren, Kamri Ganzer and John "Jack" D. Flanagan, two twin great grandchildren, Ramirah and Flora Tirado, his siblings, Peter Ganzer (Suzanne) of Maryland, Louis Ganzer (Barb), Kimberly Rafferty (Bill), Helen Miller (Hank) and Richard Ganzer, all of Erie, Pa. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call at Davis-Garr Cremation and Funeral Services, Inc., 459 East 12th Street, Erie, Pa 16503 on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of his service at 7:00 p.m. with the Rev. Fr. James P. McCormick, officiating. Military Honors will be at the funeral home at 4:00 p.m.
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December 5, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Davis - Garr Cremation and Funeral Services, Inc

Funeral Service
December 5, 2023

7:00 PM
Davis - Garr Cremation and Funeral Services, Inc


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