Daniel Gerard Galant

April 11, 1951 - July 10, 2022

Daniel Gerard Galant passed away July 10, 2022 at the age of 71. He was the loving husband of Margie Winston for 43 years; devoted father of Jacob, Mark (Kaylene), and Lee (Hope); and dear brother of Richard (Linda), Michael (Carolyn) and Jane (John) Bacon.

Daniel Gerard was born on April 11, 1951 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Edmund and Marjorie Galant. He graduated from St. Joseph Seminary High School and went on to study economics and mathematics at Michigan State University, graduating Cum Laude in 1973. Dan continued his studies, graduating Cum Laude with his Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit in 1976.

Following college, Dan began his career serving as clerk to Judge Paul C. Weick, a member of the United States Supreme Court of Appeals. He later found himself working as a labor and personnel attorney for General Motors and currently, Dan worked for the Kienbaum Law Group and was responsible for consulting the JustUs® program.

Dan was a member of the GM Detroit Executive Retiree Club, a past board member of the Metropolitan Detroit Bar Association and a member and past chairman of the Michigan Manufacturers Association Lawyer’s Committee.

Dan was a long-time parishioner at St. Fabian Catholic Church where he enjoyed being a lector. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and volunteered for St. Vincent de Paul and Meals on Wheels. In addition, Dan volunteered teaching in the Walled Lake school system.

Dan enjoyed watching movies, collecting baseball cards, watching the Detroit Tigers and the Michigan State Spartans.  He was a wonderful husband, father and brother. Dan’s legacy will continue to be remembered by his beloved family and friends.

Mr. Galant's family will receive friends on Sunday, July 17th, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Scripture Service at McCabe Funeral Home, 31950 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. He will lie in state Monday, July 18th, at 10:30 a.m. until the time of his Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Fabian Catholic Church, 32200 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Mr. Galant will be laid to rest at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield (please use 10 Mile entrance). Memorial Contributions are appreciated to the Alzheimer's Association in Daniel's name.

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