Dan enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed camping and four wheeling with the Lone Pine Posse, which were activities he shared with his wife, Patty. Dan will be remembered for his generous spirit and love of life.
He was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Grace (Chrisfield) Erwin; and his wife, Glenda W. Matherson Erwin.
He is survived by his current wife of three years, Patty (Faulstick); his brothers, Edward, Timothy, and Marty Erwin; his sister, Mary Ellen Holgate; his daughter, Erin Canel; and his stepchildren, Bridget Bean and Glenda Bingold; along with several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Monday, April 14 at 7 p.m. at the Edward J. Ryan and Son Funeral Home, 3180 Bellevue Ave. Syracuse, NY 13204. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will be private.
Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the City of Syracuse Police PBA, 511 S. State St., Syracuse, NY 13202, attn: Jeff Piedmonte, President, to support the police officers memorial fund, or to Team Red White and Blue, a veteran reintegration organization at teamrwb.org.