Matthew Daniels |

Matthew Daniels

June 12, 1987 – December 14, 2013

Matt Daniels, age 26, died Sunday at his home in Carbondale, CO, and is now in the embrace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

He was born to Mark and Irene Daniels on June 12, 1987, in Hoffman Estates, IL. Shortly after his birth the family moved to North Attleborough, MA, where Matt attended elementary and high school. The family moved to Plano, TX, and he finished his high school at Bishop Lynch in Dallas. During his time at Bishop Lynch, Matt excelled academically and was an outstanding wrestler, finishing his senior year third in the state. He began his higher education by being accepted into the chemical engineering program at the University of Texas, Austin. Matt’s life path took him to Carbondale, where he was well loved within the community.

Matt is survived by his parents Mark and Irene; his loving sister Leigh Daniels; nine aunts and uncles and sixteen first cousins.

A viewing will take place from 5:00-8:00 PM with Rosary at 7:00 on Tuesday, December 17th, at Farnum Holt Funeral Home, 405 W. 7th St., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

A funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary of the Crown, 395 White Hill Road, Carbondale, CO 81623 on Wednesday at 10:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Jaywalker Lodge in Carbondale, CO.

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