Daniel Fernandez, 23, joined the angels in Heaven on April 10th, 2014 after a long and difficult battle to cancer. He was born and raised in Daytona Beach to proud parents Flor and Jorge Fernandez. He attended Volusia County Schools and graduated from Spruce Creek High School with an IB diploma. During high school, he was an active member of the weightlifting team and also worked as a lifeguard on the beach. He went on to attend the University of Florida before returning home and getting his AA degree. Among his favorite hobbies were video games, fishing, golfing, working out, reading, dancing and overall just enjoying life.
Daniel is survived by his parents, Jorge and Flor; his loving grandmother, Zenei; his brothers and sisters, Rodrigo, Rebeca, Alejandra and Pablo; his niece, Zenei; his girlfriend, Nina; his puppy, Lana; his many unlces, aunts and cousins; and his extended network of friends.
We will always remember him for his strength, love and motivation to being strong.
Daniel's viewing is on April 14th from 5-9 at the Volusia Memorial Funeral Home in Ormond Beach. His service will be conducted on April 15th at 11am at St. Paul's Catholic Basilica.