Daniel F. Gould passed away October 11th in Bay City, Michigan, where he and his wife of 67 years, Donna, have lived for the past 7 years. Born April 27, 1933, in Bend, Oregon, his family moved to Tiburon at the end of World War II. As a boy, Danny worked to raise money to build the community center known as the Rec Center, which later became the Tiburon Peninsula Club. He graduated from Tiburon Grammar school “Cum Laud in a class of 5.” As a Boy Scout in Troop 9, he earned the rank of Life Scout. At Tamalpais High he played baseball (first baseman) and was Yell Leader, then went to and later graduated from UC Berkley with a BS in Economics. In 1956, Dan married Donna Young of San Francisco, entered the U.S. Air Force and trained as a Jet Pilot and Radar Officer, where he served 1956-1959. Moving back to Tiburon, he remained in the reserves, separating as a Captain in 1966 and worked in real estate for over two decades. He was an active member of: San Francisco Junior Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors ’59-62; Tiburon Peninsula Lions Club; Tiburon-Belvedere Chamber of Commerce; Committee of BSA Troop 9; and the Cypress MG Club of Monterey.
Dan was a gentleman and a fun man with a great sense of humor and a great laugh. He was loved by and is survived by his wife (Donna), children (Steve, Pam and Garth), grandchildren and great-grandchildren.