Obituary of Daniel Leroy Dutton
Daniel Leroy Dutton, 75, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away on December 5, 2021. Daniel was a beloved fiance', father and family man. He would talk to anyone that crossed his path and made friends wherever he went.
Daniel was born September 21, 1946 to Raymond and Edna (Jones) Dutton in Newark, Ohio. He was the oldest of two siblings Diana (Williams) and Dennis Dutton.
Daniel began his career in the power industry as a Draftsmen at Ohio Power in Columbus, Ohio and later became a Power Dispatcher. In 1984, he and his family moved to Thornton, Colorado, to work for Tri-State G&T as a Dispatcher. In 1998, his family moved to Windsor, Colorado, where he was a Dispatcher at Platte River Power Authority until his retirement in 2009.
Daniel loved traveling to new places, watching or attending baseball games, golf and driving his beloved cars. He also enjoyed working in the yard, attending concerts and helping others.
He proudly service in the United States Air Force in San Antonio, Texas, as a Military Police Officer and was properly discharged. His favorite gesture in life was to give a fellow veteran a "thank you" by purchasing a meal for them.
Daniel is survived by his fiancee' Connee Sasso of Colorado Springs, children Amanda Dutton of Stuart, Florida, Aaron "Joe" (Jessica) Dutton of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, grandson Jacob Dutton, and granddaughter Emily Sasso, plus many extended family.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date when his close family and friends are able to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society can be made in his name.