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Obituary for Daniel Baker
Daniel Scott Baker, 56, of Elkhart passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born October 28, 1958 in Galesburg to Robert S. and Gayle Carrington Baker. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Arthur and Marie Carrington; paternal grandparents, Jay and Lola Baker and his step-father, John R. Spiller. He is survived by his father, Robert (Shirley) Baker of LaGrange, GA; mother, Gayle Carrington Spiller of Elkhart; sister, Katherine A. (Steven) Thornton of Elkhart; brother, Michael D. Baker of Peoria; niece, Madeline G. Thornton of Elkhart and nephew, Jonathon M. Baker of Peoria. Dan was a chef and an avid University of Alabama and Green Bay Packer fan. Cremation has been accorded and a private memorial will be held at a later date.