Dana, Charles A.

May 5, 1945 - September 18, 2016

Charles A Dana Jr (Charlie) passed away comfortably from pneumonia on September 18, in Dallas.  Born in Windsor, Vermont, he was the son of Charles and Barbara Dana, he was 71 years old. His parents were also  born in Windsor.

Charlie, starting in 1985, was Vice President of Public Relations and Government Affairs, for Occidental Chemical in Dallas. He retired in 2002. Prior to Occidental, he was at Olin Corporation in Stamford, CT for 12 years, with earlier jobs as a writer at the Aluminum Age magazine, and doing Public Relations at the consulting firm, Booze Allen.

A graduate Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, and a member of SAE fraternity,  he attended Kimball Union Academy in Plainfield, NH for his high school years. Upon graduation from college, he was a Vista Volunteer in both Selma, Alabama and Jackson, Mississippi.  He was also a member of the Vermont National Guard.

As an active fisherman, he travelled to trout fish, bone fish, deep sea fish, Atlantic salmon fish, and especially enjoyed the waters of the North Platte River in Saratoga, WY. He was a member of the Lake Mansfield Trout Club in Vermont, the Old Baldy Club in Saratoga, WY, and Bent Tree Country Club in Dallas.

He is survived by his wife Ellie Luce Dana and his sister Susan Zeh of Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Family services will be held at graveside in Vermont, at a future date.

In remembrance of Charlie, consider donating to:
Corbett Medical Foundation
PO Box 343
Saratoga, WY 82331


Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252



10 replies on “Dana, Charles A.”

Barbara and Mark Lemmon says:

So sorry about Charlie’s death. We will miss him but know he is in a better place.

Lance, Erin & Reese Ramsey says:

Sending heartfelt condolences to The Dana Family during this time.

Deborah Bassett Dillingham says:

Ellie, I was so sad to hear of Charlie’s passing. Scott and I send our heartfelt prayers to you and all of Charlie’s family.

Patricia Armstrong says:

Dear Ellie, I am so sorry and very sad to hear of Charlie’s passing. I will always remember him as being a smart, good natured, funny and great guy. Sending prayers for peace and comfort to find you and the Dana Family at this difficult time.

Peg Stacey says:

Was so saddened by Scooter’s passing. May you take comfort in knowing he is at peace now. My thoughts and prayers are with you and Susan.
Cousin Peg

Reed Stacey and family says:

Ellie and Susan,

We are heartbroken for your loss of Charlie, but do celebrate the love and joy you had with him.

Reed, Lorie, Ernest, Emme and Lizzy

Tony & Janet Seahorn says:

Prayers to the family. We will remember Charlie as a friend, fly fishing companion and Life Member and active supporter of Platte Valley Trout Unlimited- Saratoga, WY
God Bless!
Tony & Janet Seahorn

Maddy Meacham says:

Ellie: So sorry to hear about Charlie. You and your family are in my prayers. Maddy

Julie Archuleta Polasek says:

Dear Ellie, We just learned of Charlie’s passing and am so sorry to hear. Both Butch and I have many great memories of working with him. You are In our thoughts and prayers. Julie and Butch Polasek

Richard & Susan Lies says:

Ellie, Sue & I just read of Charlie’s death in the NU magazine. I remember our times together very fondly. The SDA meetings in Boca, and NU class reunions. Charlie was my friend and brother. I miss you both. Fondly Dick Lies

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