Daniel S. Berger, M.D., age 66, passed into the presence of his Savior on February 6, 2018 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Dan graduated from Alter High School in 1970, the University of Kentucky in 1975, and the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1979. Dan practiced medicine in Greenville from 1982 until his retirement in 2011. Dan loved being a doctor and he loved his many patients. In 2010, He was named the Doctor of the Year by Wayne Healthcare in Greenville, the Family Physician of the Year by the Miami Valley Academy of Family Physicians, and in 2011 he was inducted into the Alter High School Distinguished Hall of Fame. Along with his love of being a doctor, he was also an avid gardener and wood cutter.
Dan was preceded in death by his first wife Ellen (Wiedemann) and their infant son Danny following a car accident in 1980. He is also preceded in death by his parents Emery and Rose Berger. He is survived by his wife Jeni (Young) whom he married on April 16, 1983, his daughters Sally (Joe) Ness of Oak Park, IL and Emily (Aaron) Shade of Monroe, OH, his 2 beloved grandsons Oliver and Theo Ness, his 3 brothers Dr. Omer (Cecile) Berger of Cincinnati, Dr. Tom (Mona) Berger of Cincinnati, and Mr. Gary Berger of Bellbrook, his in-laws Judge William and Barbara Young of Greenville, as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service will take place on Saturday February 10 at 9:00 AM at Castine Church of the Brethren Life Center, 624 U.S. Rt. 127 South, Arcanum, Ohio with Pastor Gary Cloyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart of Darke County, 1350 North Broadway Greenville, Ohio, 45331
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