Daniel Wade Rodriguez went to Heaven on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at his home in Dallas. He was born in New Orleans, LA, on May 15, 1962. Dan was the son of Mary Janin Rodriguez and the late Michael Joseph Rodriguez Sr., of Metairie, LA. He is survived by his mother, Sister Shelly, and Brothers Michael and Kerry. In addition to aunts, uncles and nieces and nephews, Dan is survived by his partner, Jon Ferguson, and many friends. Dan graduated from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, LA, with a degree in Pharmacy, and Banks High School, Birmingham, Al.
He was an avid traveler and enjoyed traveling the world; most notably his favorite international destination of New Zealand. He enjoyed the mountains and Cape Cod and participating in high energy adventures like white water rafting, kayaking, and others. Dan was an avid reader, moviegoer, watching TV, playing cards, and riding rollercoasters. His personality, spontaneity, sense of humor, and gentleness were his finest attributes. He loved his family and lived life to the fullest. He will be remembered for the joy he brought to everyone he knew. His smile and laugh will live on in our hearts forever.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.