Monday, May 24, 2021
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Daniel Leo “Danny” Byron. 67 of Narragansett, RI, died Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the home of his daughter Kay, Barrington.
Dan was born on January 30, 1954 in Newport, RI, to Katharine and Joseph Byron.
Dan went to Rogers High School and graduated in 1972. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Providence College and worked at the college for 40 years in Information Technology retiring in 2019 after 40 years. His co-workers remember him fondly for his narration and humor. University student workers consider him a father figure.
Dan had a passion for the sport of golf and spent every moment he could on the course. He was also a subscriber to the Friars men’s basketball season and loved going to games with friends and family.
Dan is survived by his beloved daughter Kay, son-in-law Matt, grandchildren Jackson and Natalie, sisters Katharine Kahr, MaryBeth Barry and Janie Byron. He is also survived by brothers-in-law Frank Kahr and William Barry, sister-in-law Donna Byron, niece Bridget Piggott and nephews Michael Barry, Timothy Barry, Byron Kahr and Tony Kahr. Dan was preceded in death by his parents Katharine and Joseph Byron, and his brother Robert Byron.
Dan’s family is grateful for the outpouring of love and support over the past few days. He was a truly memorable man and his memory will remain in all his friends and family who loved him so much.
A Christian burial Mass will be held on Thursday, May 27 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Pius V, 240 Eaton Street, Providence, 10:30 a.m.
Burial will be private.
Instead of flowers, commemorative donations can be made to Daniel L. Byron at Glioblastoma Research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02884.