Obituaries – 05-09-2018

Daniel L. Anderson

Daniel L. Anderson, M.D., 77, of Cortez, and formerly of Annapolis, Maryland, died April 29.

He was born Nov. 8, 1940.

Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. May 1 at Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton.

 

Nadine Byrne Mayer

Nadine Byrne Mayer died April 28.

She was born in Richmond, Virginia, to William C. and Alice (Farrar) Byrne.

She attended boarding schools in the East and graduated from Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut, and Southern Seminary College.

A promising ballet dancer until sidelined by an accident, she danced with the New York City Ballet under George Balanchine in her teens and was recruited by famed impresario Sol Hurok, credited with popularizing ballet in the United States, to guide visiting Russian dancers around New York City.

After raising her family in Connecticut, she relocated to the Florida Gulf Coast to further her career as a speech writer for various politicians.

Her passions included ATP Tennis, politics and community theater.

She was a volunteer for AIDS Hospice and Ringling Museum of Art.

An original resident of the Perico Bay Club, she enjoyed her Perico Island home for 30 years.

A Mass and celebration of life was held May 2 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Holmes Beach.

She is survived by her children, Hope and husband Lawrence Padalino of Morro Bay, California, D. Callaghan of St. Petersburg, Michael and wife Katie of Bethlehem, Connecticut, and surrogate daughter, Page and husband Ron Schaschwary of Crystal Lake, Illinois; grandchildren Margaret, Harry, Ross Padalino and Scott Padalino; and her beloved dog, Scupper.

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