Daniel was a football player, chess and Spanish Club Member, Math enthusiast, and Power Lifter at Ferndale High School. He was the Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year and Class Valedictorian in 2002. Daniel went into the military where he was a Marine Captain Helicopter pilot. We lost Dan in January of 2012 on a mission in Afghanistan- He was a natural leader and high accomplished young pilot serving our country. Representing Daniel tonight are his parents John and Sandy Bartle, his sister Sheila and her husband John Davis.