Daniel B. Fleming, 71, passed away on Oct. 1, 2020.
He was born Jan. 9, 1949, in Ottawa, Kansas to the late Bruce and Ruth (Nitcher) Fleming.
Dan grew up in Ottawa and graduated from Ottawa High School in 1967. He attended Kansas University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1971.
After college, Dan lived in Lawrence for over 45 years and worked in the custom sign industry. He was a talented artist who’s passion was vintage cartoon style art. Dan was also a musician, known by many as “Cousin Dan Fleming” or “Cuz” and played bass guitar with the Lonesome Hobos rockabilly band in the Lawrence/ KC area in the 1980s-90s. Dan also played guitar with the Go-Cats in the 70s.
Dan is survived by his brother, Jim Fleming, of Topeka, Kansas; sister, Nancy Baldwin (Bob), of Massapequa, New York. Dan also leaves behind many relatives and friends with fond memories of the unique and interesting person he was.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Bo’s Hog Wild Children’s Fund by mailing a check payable to: Douglas County Community Foundation (indicate on memo line: Bo’s Hog Wild Children’s Fund), 900 Massachusetts, Suite 406, Lawrence, KS 66044 or online at dccfoundation.org/fund/Bos-Hog-Wild-Childrens-Fund.
Posted online on October 16, 2020