Malcolm Lewis Dana, DDS, of Boca Raton, Florida and longtime Newton, MA resident passed away on November 20,2018. Mal was 97 years old and predeceased by his wife, Shirley of 70 years in 2014.
Mal was a practicing dentist in Cambridge, MA for over 40 years until his move to Boca Raton in 1989. Mal was much beloved by all who came in contact with him because of his kindness and humanity.
Mal is survived by his four children and their partners and spouses: Rick and Jackie, Carol and Michael, Peter and Virginia, and Jonathan and Mary. He was an awesome grandfather to Jesse and Jenn, Greg and Tamar, Mathew, Andrew, Mandy and Joel, and Lucy as well as great grandsons Jonah and Levi. He is also survived by his sister Ellie Righter, sister in law, Irma Dana, brother in law Elihu and wife Joanne Martin as well as many nephews and nieces.
All of his friends and family will miss him terribly. He was an active engaging man until his death and considered himself a lucky man.
Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., (gather at administration building) Sharon, Thursday, November 29,2018 at 10:45 am. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.