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Dana "Tuna" Myers

August 26, 1955 — June 23, 2018

Milton - Dana J. "Tuna" Myers, 62, died early Saturday June 23, 2018 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington with his loving family by his side.

Dana was born in Montpelier August 26, 1955, the son of Bernard and Carolyn (Stone) Myers.

Dana married Rosemary Anne Marriott on January 12, 1981 in Milton.

He had worked for many years at the Fanny Allen Hospital in Colchester. He had also worked at UVM, HP Hood and Fire ProTec.

He loved camping, especially at the state parks in Addison, and Grand Isle and at Lone Pine Campground. He also looked forward to the annual Marriott family reunion and enjoyed going to Pete and Candi's deer camp. Dana also loved the Boston Red Sox and NASCAR.

In addition to Rosemary, Dana is survived by his children Benjamin Liberty and his fianc Jessie Gosselin of Georgia, Beth Goyet and Bryan Myers and his wife Karen, all of Milton. His honorary son Thomas "Cheech" McDeavitt. Dana is also survived by his grandchildren Mikayla, Michael and Scarlett and Kody, by his stepmother Sue Myers of Williston, his brothers and sisters Steve Myers of Leesburg, Fl., Suzanne Scott and her husband Floyd of Albemarle, N.C., Laurie Myers of Middlebury, Barbara Robinson of Ripton, B. Eric Myers and his wife Dawne of Middlebury and Carolyn Fagga and her husband Allen of So. Burlington. Dana was also survived by his brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-laws RB Marriott, John Marriott and his wife Janet, Joe Marriott and his wife Lorie, Judy Dubois and her husband Maurice, Mike Marriott and Mimi Webber.

He was predeceased by his parents Bernard and Carolyn and a niece Jennifer Myers, by his sister-in-laws Rita McCurley, and his brothers-in-laws James Marriott, and Bill Marriott.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Milton Family Practice Scholarship Fund, 28 Center Drive, Milton, VT 05468.

Dana's family would like to give special thanks to the University of Vermont medical and nursing staff, especially Nancy Malholtra and the "Warden".

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday July 1, 2018 from 2-4pm in the Minor Funeral Home in Milton with a reception to follow at the Eagles Club.


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