In Memoriam: Dan Farrand

12 Feb 2024, Posted by admin in News, State News

Dan Farrand, longtime Morris County farmer nd active farm organization leader, died February 8 after a long illness. Dan was a stalwart farmer and champion of agriculture, taking over the family farm business in Long Valley from his father Harold that pre-dated the days of the American Revolution. Past member of the State Board of Agriculture and Farm Bureau director for many years, he was rock solid in speaking on behalf of fellow farmers throughout his adulthood. We mourn his passing and express deep condolences to his wife Janet and family.

Dan’s Life Celebration will include a visitation on Saturday February 17, 2024 from 11am – 3pm at the William J. Leber Funeral Home (908) 879-3090, 15 Furnace Road, Chester, NJ 07930. A Funeral Service will begin at 3pm and will conclude all services for Dan. Interment will be held privately by his family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Heart Transplant Program, 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, NJ 07112.

Memorial page and additional details can be found here.

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