|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1940|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2012|
Duane Douglas Daily, 71, of Manhattan, passed away at the Good Shepherd Hospice House on Saturday, July 7, 2012.
Duane Douglas Daily was born in Great Bend, Kansas on October 11, 1940, a son of the late Viona Ruth (Brenn) and Harold Amos Daily. He graduated from Abilene High School in 1958, from KSU with a B.S. in 1962 and in 1979 with a Masters of Education.
Duane moved to Manhattan from Herrington where he taught speech, debate and English. Upon arriving in Manhattan he taught speech and debate at the Junior High from 1968 to 1980, then at the Manhattan High School where he taught speech. Duane was retired from USD 383-Manhattan.
He was a member and co-chairman of the Kansas Arabian Horse club, a co-chairman and member of the Board of Directors for the Flint Hills Competitive Trail Ride, a member of the Board of Directors for UNA-USA, and a member of the Board of Directors for the American Field Service (AFS), KNEA, NEA. Duane traveled to Egypt with the 4-H Youth Exchange and was listed in the "Who's Who in American Teachers" in 1992.
Duane is survived by a son, Jeffrey Allen, husband of Lisa Daily, of Manhattan, Kansas; two sisters - Lynda Arnold, widow of Don, of Wichita, Kansas and Leah Doyle, wife of Tom, of Granbury, Texas; and four grandchildren - Kalee Daily, Courtney Daily, Koby Daily and Dillon Ruthstrom.
Duane is also survived by Luc Valentin and wife, Kira, and son Léonce of Manhattan, Kansas; and AFS exchange students Daniel Kaleja, wife Yvonne, and daughters Lenja and Malia of Germany; Eymeric Giraux of France; Cedric Allard of France; Felix Garzynski of France and Karl Oeschger of Switzerland.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan.
In lieu of flowers, Duane has requested that memorial contributions be made to the "American Field Service (AFS) - Manhattan Chapter" or the "Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan."
Harold Amos Daily (1909 - 1999)
Viona Ruth Brenn Daily (1916 - 2011)
Created by: Linda O.
Record added: Jul 24, 2012
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