Dan was born in Kansas City, MO to James William and Nadine Amelia Bush. He graduated with honors from R. L. Turner High School Carrollton, Texas in 1966. Dan’s first job was as a copy boy at the Dallas Morning News and he spent 40 years in Journalism. He retired from the Oklahoman in 2007.
Dan and music…
Dan was a gifted musician mastering the tenor saxophone in high school. He found his voice later in life and spent the last 12 years with the church choir at United Methodist Church of the Servant.
Dan and Sports…
Dan was a sports photographer and reporter at R.L. Turner H.S. and wrote for the local paper. He remained an avid sports fan supporting all the Oklahoma University’s Sports Teams, Thunder Basketball, Dallas Cowboys and The Texas Rangers.
Dan is survived by his wife Catharine Ann Bush; daughter, Nancy Michelle Sanders and her husband Geoffrey; son, Christopher Michael Howell; grandchildren, Catharine Jeanne, Patrick Gordon Sanders; 2 brothers, James David Bush, Mark Dennis Bush; 2 sisters, Marjorie Diane Guthrie, Shirley Deanene Middleton. Dan treasured all his nephews & nieces and embraced all his great nieces & nephews.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Music Ministry at Church of the Servant. Services to celebrate his life will be 10 am, Saturday, September 7, 2019 in the Chapel of the Cross at Church of the Servant.
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