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Daniel S. Pitton

PEARL CITY – Daniel Scott Pitton, 52, of Pearl City, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Perrysburg, Ohio.

Daniel was born Jan. 9, 1961, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Joseph and Patricia (Newman) Pitton. He was a graduate of St. Mary High School and Mount St. Clare College, both in Clinton, Iowa.

He married Chris Brelsfoard on July 8, 1995, in Clinton. He was employed as a truck driver for Nestle in DeKalb and had received several safety awards.

Daniel enjoyed listening to audio books in his truck, camping, traveling and most of all, spending time with his family, friends and dogs. He was an avid Chicago Bears fan.

Survivors include his wife, Chris of Pearl City; his mother, Patricia of Fulton; two stepdaughters, Cally (David) Rodriguez of Sterling and DeAnna (Anthony) Vasquez of Rock Falls; two sisters, Sue (Steve) Korous of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Mary (Steve) Smith of DeSoto, Mo.; four brothers, Mike (Shawn) Pitton of Iowa City, Iowa, Jon (Deb) Pitton of Burnsville, Minn., Tom Pitton of Des Moines, Wash. and Dave (Kim) Pitton of Tulsa, Okla.; two step-grandchildren, Jaicie Vasquez and Prestyn Vasquez-Pope; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father and his grandparents.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home, 1601 16th Ave. in Fulton, and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Open Door in Clinton. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Church of the Open Door with the Rev. James Machen officiating. Burial will be at Springdale Cemetery in Clinton.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Bill Brelsfoard Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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