Daniel G. Eng, 36, of Glen Carbon, passed away at 11:27 a.m. Monday, April 4, 2016, at home.
He was born May 1, 1979, in San Francisco, Calif., son of Marcia E. Eng of Glen Carbon and Edward K. Eng of San Jose, Calif. Danny was a 1998 graduate of Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, N.Y. A musician especially talented on the guitar and keyboard, Danny enjoyed the days of being a part of the “Taking Back Sunday” band. He was a true “foodie” and very creative chef and mixologist. He took pride in preparing and serving all types of food, most entrees with his own flair and creating his twist of new drinks for others to try. Danny was a Boy Scout, served as a volunteer fireman and learned the art of karate. He was a kind soul and compassionate person, always giving to others. Danny will be remembered for the love and special times shared with family and many friends.
In addition to his beloved parents, he is survived by his fiancée, Kammi Moore, and her two sons, Levi and Laytin; two brothers, Aaron E. Eng of Daly City, Calif., and Nicholas A. Eng of Portland, Ore.; grandmother, Mee C. Eng of San Jose, Calif.; aunts and uncles, Diane You of San Bruno, Calif., Frank and Doris Eng of San Jose, Calif., Stan and Margaret Eng of Burlingame, Calif., Danette and Barry Bobbitt of Chandler, Ariz., and Carroll Strowmatt of East Alton; many loving cousins; other extended family; numerous friends and his cherished dog, Milkshake.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Roy and Virginia Hutton and Gene Eng; two aunts, Diana Strowmatt and Rhonda Zacha; and uncle, Robert You.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon, with the Rev. Rob Schneider officiating. Memorials may be made to the Eng Family and may be accepted at the funeral home; www.irwinchapel.com.