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DANIEL THOMAS TWYMAN, Ph.D

September 25, 1939 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary

DANIEL THOMAS TWYMAN

San Diego, CA--Dan (Danny) was born to Benjamin and Bertha (Good) Twyman in
Piedmont, West Virginia. After a lengthy illness, he slipped away in his sleep
on December 23, 2021 at Covenant Living at Mount Miguel in Spring Valley, CA, the
Village where he resided. He was second youngest of twelve children, all deceased.  He
grew up in Piedmont, graduated from high school there.  At West Virginia University,
Dan received his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He earned his doctorate from the United
States International in San Diego, California.  He was employed as a Counselor at San
Diego Mesa College where he enjoyed working with people, and helping them find ways
to meet their goals. Some became lifelong friends.
 
It was at a "Record Hop” that he met the woman who would share his life.  He was 19
and she 17. He married Patricia Bruce in West Virginia on September 1, 1962.  They
were blessed with two daughters: Danene Marie, born in Morgantown, WV, and Danielle
Patrice born in San Diego, CA. After graduating from West Virginia University, in 1969,
he moved his family to California.
Dan enjoyed golfing, fishing, gardening, and attending baseball and football games,
family, neighborhood, and other gatherings, and traveling, especially cruises. He and
Patricia traveled to Mexico, China, Russia, Italy, Hawaii and to New Orleans for annual
Jazz Festivals.  He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, San
Diego, working with children and with the Counseling Center.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Patricia, daughters Danene Brown (Eric) and
Danielle Lauria; two grandsons Nicholas Soares and Zachary Brown; two granddaughters
Josie and Sadie Lauria, all living in San Diego.  Additionally, he leaves a sister-in-law,
Rosalie Twyman, Piedmont, WV and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

 

Services will be held Saturday, January 22 at 2:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church, San Diego.

Services will be live streamed. Due to current health restrictions, no
reception will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the San Diego
Humane Society (sdhumane.org/dan) or to the Benevolent Fund at Covenant Living at
Mount Miguel, Spring Valley, California (www.covliving.org/giving).

“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all we love deeply
becomes part of us.”  Helen Keller

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Services

Memorial Service
Saturday
January 22, 2022

2:00 PM
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SAN DIEGO
2111 CAMINO DEL RIO SOUTH
SAN DIEGO, CA 92108
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