Daniel Xavier Young age 76 retired Chief of Police for the former Saegertown Police Department passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Friday March 09, 2018. He was born January 15,1942 in Meadville, PA to the late Paul & Betty Young. Dan was a 1960 graduate of Saegertown High School. On July 09, 1966 he married Judith Webb of Cambridge Springs, she survives.
He started his law enforcement career as a patrolman in Washington DC from 1963-1967. After moving back to Saegertown, Dan worked 10yrs at the former American Viscose Company of Meadville. In 1977 Dan became a police officer again in Saegertown where he retired after 20yrs of service in 1997. In 2002 Dan and Judy moved to Vero Beach, Florida; where he enjoyed surf & ocean fishing, gardening plus entertaining all the family and friends that would come to Florida to visit them.
Dan is survived by 3 children; Deanna Potts and her husband Bob of Townville, PA, Brian Young and his girlfriend Bridget Adams, Paul Young and his wife Cindy. 11 grandchildren: Bobby Potts and his wife Amanda, Jacob Potts and his fiancé Caterina, David Potts, Paul Jackson, Cody Young and his fiancé Alexis, Hannah Young, Sarah Adams, Corey Young, Evan Young and his fiancé Dani, Abby Duda, and Ty Duda. 3 siblings; a sister Bonnie Gable and her husband Albert. brother Scott Young and his wife Linda, and brother Jack Young.
Dan was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws John & Marian Webb, a sister Phyllis Noska, and an infant granddaughter Faith Young.
The family is asking that donations be made to the VNA Hospice House, 901 37th Street, Vero Beach, Florida 32960 and the Saegertown Volunteer Fire Department, 601 Erie Street, Saegertown, PA 16433.
A memorial service in Crawford County is in the process of being planned and will be announced at a later date.
Published on March 12, 2018