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November 28, 2012
The Times Observer

George Daniel Templeton III (Dan) was born on March 23, 1954 in Warren, Pennsylvania. He led a very full life as a husband, father, and business owner before passing away suddenly at the age of 58, on Sunday, November 25, 2012 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. His strong work ethic started at an early age as a paper carrier and dedicated Boy Scout. He attained the rank of Eagle Scout and later served as an adult Scout leader. He graduated from Warren Area High School in 1972 and continued on to Alleghany College where he received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry. He continued to collect degrees, earning a PhD from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA from the University of Tulsa. After moving to Fort Wayne, Dan was very active in the soccer community as a volunteer, coach, and referee. He was also an involved member of the Covenant United Methodist Church. He enjoyed a long career with Therma Tru Corp, leaving the company in 2004 as the Vice President of Technology to start his own company, AmerIPatent LLC. At the time of his passing he was a patent agent at Brooks Kushman of Detroit, Owner and CEO of Aptimise and Plastic Composite Company of Fort Wayne, and Region 9 Director of the American Society of Quality. He leaves behind his wife Cheryl (Walling) after 36 years of marriage, daughters Sarah (Kevin) TempletonWilson of Cincinnati and Allison Templeton of Fort Wayne, and son Glen Templeton of Fort Wayne, as well as future soninlaw Aaron Washington. Dan has one granddaughter, Amelie Wilson of Cincinnati, who just learned to say grandpa. He is survived by his mother, Janet Templeton of Warren, PA, brothers; Monty Templeton of Warren, PA, Andy Templeton of Tulsa, OK, sister, Tracey Kranak of Warren, PA, and was preceded in death by his father, George Daniel Templeton, Jr. Visitation will be held 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 8pm on Saturday, Dec. 1 at D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home, 1320 E. Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne. Memorial service is 2pm Sunday, Dec. 2 at Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Rd., Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to Boy Scout Troop 8 in care of the First Presbyterian Church. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons. com.

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