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Daniel Allen Smith

July 14, 1964 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 52)
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Daniel Allen Smith, 52, of Cambridge Springs died Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Meadville Medical Center as a result of his life long struggle with diabetes.


He was born July 14, 1964 in Meadville a son of H. Harold and Leatha Allen Smith.  He was a 1982 graduate of Maplewood High School and worked for many years for Quality Markets in Meadville and Corry.  He enjoyed woodworking, often making his families Christmas gifts, gardening, raising sheep and collecting model toy tractors.  In his youth, he also enjoyed trapping.


He is survived by his two children, Landon Smith and Alexandra Smith both of Erie.  He would never miss one of their school or athletic events.  He is also survived by his mother, Leatha Smith of Meadville; his brother, Scott Smith of Meadville; his sister, Leona Smith of Guys Mills and his nephew, Anthony Smith of Guys Mills.


He was preceded in death by his father.


The family suggests memorials be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, N/W PA Chapter, 707 West 38th Street #128, Erie, PA 16508 or the Barber National Institute, 100 Barber Place, Erie, PA 16507.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc., 581 Chestnut Street, Meadville where memories and condolences may be shared at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, N/W PA Chapter
707 West 38th Street #128, Erie PA 16508
Tel: 1-814-452-0635

Barber National Institute
100 Barber Place, Erie PA 16507
Tel: 1-814-453-7661

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