Calvin Dana Obituary

A service for Calvin Barnes Dana, 18, who died unexpectedly in Bridgewater Center on March 6, 2012, were held March 11, 2012 at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Woodstock.
Calvin was born May 3, 1993 in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Dalene Washburn and David Dana.
Calvin grew up in Pomfret and attended The Pomfret School. He finished high school early, receiving early admission to Johnson and Wales University and graduating with his class in 2011 from Woodstock Union High School. In the fall he went to Johnson and Wales to study the music business.
At age twelve he worked in the Showcase Video store. Later he was employed by the Allechante restaurant, and then by Sound Town as an audio engineer at events. This winter he worked for Killington as a snow maker and loved it.
Calvin loved the outdoors and especially winter activity, also trucks and chickens. He was an independent thinker, a hard worker, had a great sense of humor, and was loved by many.
Calvin is survived by his mother Dalene Washburn of Woodstock; his father David Dana of East Randolph; a sister Alexandra Washburn of Salem, NH; and his grandmother Patricia Thrasher of Bellevue, Washington.
Memorial donations may be made in Calvin’s name to the Ottauquechee Health Foundation, PO Box 784, Woodstock, 05091.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, VT. Condolences may be offered at
This obituary first appeared in the March 15, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.

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  1. I grew up with Calvin Dana’s sister Alex and met calvin not to long ago, i wish i had more time to get to know him but with the little time that i had with him i loved hanging out with him. Calvin we miss you see you on the other side.

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