Obituary of Daniel Waxler
Daniel Waxler, a resident of Dover, NJ since 1954, died on December 7, 2018 at the age of 98. Born on September 22, 1920 in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx, NY, Dan graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School and City College of New York with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He went on to earn two advanced degrees from Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute.
Dan worked as a civilian electrical engineer with the Department of the Navy, the Signal Corp and the Air Force including the Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome, NY where he met his future wife, Marcia Schwartz. He worked for the army at Picatinny Arsenal from 1954 until he retired in 1981. During the next 20 years, he worked as an adjunct professor in the math and physics departments at the County College of Morris and worked as the manager of the physics laboratory.
On February 21, 1954 he married Marcia (Schwartz) Waxler, who survives him. Also he is survived by is daughter Enid McDonough Green (Roger Green), a grandson Ryan McDonough (Kathleen Culbertson McDonough), a granddaughter Zoë McDonough, and a great grand daughter Angel Lynn McDonough, who was the light of his life; also, nieces and nephews Jason Waxler (Laura), Dr. Roger Waxler (Priscilla), Richard Schwartz (Karen), Dr. Rhoda Cobin (David), Rabbi Arnie Fertig (Gail), Edward Schwartz (JoAnn).
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 12:00-1:00PM at Tuttle Funeral Home, 272 State Route 10 West, Randolph (www.tuttlefh.com). Internment at Dover Mt. Sinai Cemetery will follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Dan’s memory be made to Adath Shalom Synagogue OR Dover Mt. Sinai Cemetery Association. Checks to either organization can be sent to 841 Mountain Way, Morris Plains, NJ 07950.
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