Daniel E. EganAugust 24, 1957 ~ March 25, 2017 (age 59)
Dan “Guddy” Egan, age 59, of East Hampton, CT, passed away suddenly on March 25, 2017. He was born on August 24, 1957 in Bridgeport, CT and grew up in Trumbull, CT. Dan is the son of the late David and Lillian Egan. He is survived by his wife, the love of his life, Catherine “Cap” Egan, of East Hampton, CT.
Dan worked at Safety Kleen in Portland, CT for 20+ years. Dan was an avid boater and enjoyed cruising Lake Pocotopaug on the “PEP”. He enjoyed camping on Lake George with his good friends Pam & Gary Greenwald. Although Dan was new to the community, he was always willing to lend a hand (while sporting his crazy hats) and was an active member of Old Home Days and was co-chair of the annual parade. He was also an active member of Friends of the Lake Pocotopaug and was a member of CERT. He participated in the most recent Turkey Plunge and was loved by many in the community. He enjoyed socializing with friends, music and dancing with Cap.
Dan is also survived by his sister Patricia Turner and her husband, Michael Turner of Cromwell, CT, and his nephew, David Turner and his fiancé, Kayla Seltzer, of Cromwell, CT. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Vanessa Rourke of East Hampton, CT, his niece Ashley Turner and her fiancé, Travis Wolf and his great-nephew and best little buddy, Hunter Turner of Marlborough, CT, and also his sister-in-law Linda Lannan of Wallingford, CT, his niece Morgan Lannan of Wallingford, CT, and her boyfriend Peter Kovach of Hamden, CT, nephew Scott Lannan and wife Kelly Lannan of Seymour, CT and their son, his great-nephew, Dublin Lannan. He is also survived by his aunt-in-law Kay Fletcher of East Hampton, CT.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 1pm to 5pm at the VFW in East Hampton, 20 N Maple St, East Hampton, CT 06424. We ask that you dress comfortably and if you have a wacky hat, please wear it in his honor.
The family asks that no flowers be sent, but instead, please consider making a donation in Dan’s name to Friends of the Lake Pocotopaug, Inc., PO Box 360, East Hampton, CT 06424 or Old Home Days, PO Box 213, East Hampton, CT. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com. If you would like to donate or just read more about Dan and Caps love story, the family has set up a Go Fund me account to help Cap with the memorial costs. Please visit http://www.gofundme.com/dancaps-love-story-ended-too-soon