Daniel Bruce Anderson, 53, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Sarah (Duerr) and their daughters Abigail, Elizabeth “Pie” and son Matthew, as well as his sister Kristin (Middendorf), brother Mark, and his parents Bruce and Mary (Clawson).
Dan was an adoring father to his children and cherished every moment spent with them, especially when cheering them on at their various sporting events over the years. He took great pride in all of their accomplishments, and he loved his family more than anything. Dan was a caring and devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend who was loved by all for his easy-going demeanor, ready smile and wonderful sense of humor.
Dan was born on September 20, 1969, in Ridgewood, NJ. He was raised in Franklin Lakes, NJ and attended Suffield Academy. After high school, he attended Valparaiso University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics in 1992. He then began his career in finance at Smith Barney and Lazard, in New York City, before moving on to work at Excalibur Management in Boston. In 2000, he opened Excalibur's Florida office in Ponte Vedra Beach. Dan continued to make his mark on the industry, ultimately opening the family office of Pablo Capital in 2012, where he remained until his death. His dedication and expertise earned him the respect and admiration of colleagues and clients alike.
During his free time, Dan found joy in a variety of activities, including hunting, fishing, golfing, and spending time with his loved ones. He also cherished trips to the family farm, the beach and was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Pablo Creek Club, and the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 28, 2023, at Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Dan’s honor to Christ Episcopal Church or the Children’s Behavioral Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Checks should be made payable to Wolfson Children’s Hospital and mailed to the Baptist Health Foundation, 841 Prudential Drive, Ste 1300, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Please visit his online Tribute at www.quinn-shalz.com.