Dan (Dante) Caranci

June 10, 1929  -  December 7, 2006

Our dear friend Dan Caranci passed away at home Thursday night, 7 Dec. in his sleep while surrounded by family and friends thus ending a long and sometimes painful battle against cancer.

Dante's Last Ride

The Peckerheads gave Dante his last ride Saturday, 16 December at 1:00 PM. Eleven of Dante's riding buddies were present.  The ride started and ended at Caranci's home.  Many Triumphs and Peckerheads were in attendance.

Click here to view the route taken.

Pictures courtesy of Berwyn Henderson
(Click on photo to enlarge)


Picture taken at the NTNOA's Christmas Party on 5 December, 2004.
RIP - Dante - God Speed

Published in the Star-Telegram on 12/10/2006.

Dante Caranci, 77, a retired co-pilot and Air Force mechanic, passed away Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at home.

Memorial service: 3:30 p.m. Monday in Mount Olivet Chapel.

Dante was born June 10, 1929, in Longano, Italy, to Madeline and Carlo Caranci.

Dante was preceded in death by his daughter, Marylene Joyce Kirkland; and granddaughter, Kimberly Nichole Kirkland.

Survivors: Wife, Marjorie Caranci; sons, Danny Lee Caranci and wife, Debra, Thomas Carl Caranci; grandchildren, Tammy Jean Bauer, Valerie Jean Dillard, Alex Dante Caranci, Kevin Kirkland and Kyle Kirkland; and five great-grandchildren.

Picture taken at a typical Peckerhead gathering at Dave's.

Dante with our Italian friend Fabry.

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