Daniel “Dan” Arthur Foster, age 59, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021, after a two-year long battle with cancer.
A Celebration of Life: 3:00 pm, Sunday, August 22, 2021, at Biggers Funeral Home, 6100 Azle Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76135
After graduating high school in Florida, Dan followed in his father’s footsteps and joined the Navy. After 21 years of service, he would separate from the Navy September 30, 2003. After his career in the Navy, he was employed by Nielsen Ratings for another 18 years.
Dan was an avid modeler and was a fixture in the San Diego area model shows, contests, and expos along with being a member of many modeling groups. He was a builder of armor, science fiction, tanks, and airplane kits as well as complex Lego creations.
Dan was described by his friends and fellow sailors as a man of few words but had a heart that was huge. While gruff, he was generous, funny, honest, and hard-working. He was loved by so many.
Dan was preceded in death by his father, Rod Foster.
He is survived by his mother, Mildred; brother, Jon; stepmother, Judith; stepsister, Angie and stepbrother Kari; Cousin, Doug and his wife, Lou, along with their two daughters, Virginia and Amanda; Cousins, Chris and Ken and his God children, Andrew and Krystal.
As of the morning of July 8, 2021, “Devil Dan” has completed his final “Liberty Call”. Until we meet again, “farewell and following seas”.