Brett David Daniel, 26, of McCordsville, IN, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010 at his home with his family by his side. Brett was born on January 17, 1984 in Midland Michigan to Diana and David Daniel.
Brett graduated as a National Merit Scholar from Hamilton Southeastern High School in 2002. From there, he attended Purdue University where he graduated with honors with Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. Brett continued his educational journey at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was pursuing his PhD in Computer Science. He has published and presented a number of technical papers related to his research.
Brett was very positive and always happy and demonstrated to everyone he knew what it meant to truly live. He had a never ending thirst for knowledge and adventure and loved to share what he learned.
Brett was preceded in death by his birth mother Diana Kedzie Daniel, grandfathers Robert L. Daniel, Henry E. Lescale, Laurent J. Troxclair, and Dr. Robert W. Kedzie. He leaves behind to cherish his memory devoted parents David and Susan Daniel, sister Erica M. D. (Sean) Kepner, grandmothers Dorothy Daniel, Elaine Lescale, and Joanne Kedzie, and his loving girlfriend and best friend Yun Young Lee. He will also be missed by numerous aunts, uncles, relatives, and many, many friends.
Services for Brett were held Friday December 10, 2010 at 2pm with visitation beginning 2 hours prior at 12pm all at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers-Washington Park North 2706 Kessler Blvd. W. Dr. Indpls, IN. Burial took place in Kessler Woods Natural Burial Ground at Washington Park North Cemetery.
Tributes from Brett's friends and family are available at his Memorial & Tributes page.
This website will continue on as one of his legacies. He had a large backlog of posts that we will be putting on the site, as well as commenting on subjects close to his heart.