Daniel “Dan” N. Paddock, 44, passed away on September 24, 2019. A native of Dallas, Dan was known for his kindness, generosity, gentle spirit and genuine concern for others, friends and strangers alike.
As a loyal Dallas Maverick’s fan, Dan collected countless collectibles and among his favorites were a signed Dirk Nowitzki jersey and basketball. Fascinated by all things Apple, Dan’s passion was contagious and he derived much pleasure from helping others with their devices. He also could not speak enough about his Tesla and all the fun things it was capable of. Finally, he was a super fan of the musical Hamilton and its creator, Lin Manuel Miranda.
Dan was charismatic, charming, compassionate, and deeply sentimental, a true family man. Above all, he was a romantic who found the love of his life in his bride, Elana. There’s was a great love story in the five years of their marriage. All will remember Dan for his warm smile, friendly nature and his ability to make others happy.
Dan was preceded in death by his late father, Dr. Arnold Paddock. His life will continue to be remembered and celebrated by: by his wife Elana (Zimelman) Paddock; his mother, Janis Paddock; and his brother, Michael Paddock.