Daniel Lawrence Elwart, age 54, of New Smyrna Beach, Florida passed on Monday, March 18, 2013.
He was born in Fresno, California, August 4, 1958. His family relocated to Half Moon Bay when he was 9 years old, where he grew up and graduated from Half Moon Bay High School. Upon graduation Dan enlisted in the Army. When he returned to civilian life, he was employed with Federal Express in Montana until he elected to move to New Smyrna Beach about 20 years ago. Here he worked in the condominium maintenance field. Dan enjoyed outdoor activities with his beloved Basset Hound, BoBo, until BoBo expired in 2008. He also liked to fish occasionally.
Dan is survived by his brother Tom Elwart of Leesburg, his brother Jim Elwart and niece Amanda Elwart of Gainesville, and sister and brother-in-law Linda and Bert Knox of Port Orange. He is also survived by his cousin Susan Carter, and her husband Chuck of Ventura, California. Dan is pre-deceased by his parents Robert and Mary Jane Elwart of New Smyrna Beach.
A memorial service will be held for Dan on Monday, March 25, at 2:00 p.m., at 312 Hillman Street, New Smyrna Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Basset Rescue of Florida (BassetRescueFlorida.com).