Retired state of Alaska Supreme Court Justice Daniel A. Moore, 88, formerly of Anchorage and Oak Park, died peacefully, at Meridian Park Hospital in Wilsonville, Oregon, from COVID-19 complications. He graduated from Ascension Elementary and attended Fenwick High School, graduating from Cathedral High in Duluth, Minnesota, and Notre Dame University, class of 1955. He spent two years in the Marine Corps, then graduated from Denver Law School.
A prominent defense attorney in Alaska for 20 years, he served two years as a Superior Court judge and 12 years on the Alaska Supreme Court, retiring as Chief Justice in 1995. His great pride was helping law clerks as they launched their law careers. He had a big heart and always wanted the best for family and friends.
Dan is survived by Pat, his wife of 58 years, his son, Danny (Stephanie); his granddaughters, Maddy and Elise; his siblings, Kay Dutton (Chuck), Mike (the late Patti), and Mary Helen; and many nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Brideen; his parents, Dan & Irma; his siblings, George (Dorothey and the late Jeneane), Pat Walle (Dennis), Nancy Lopez (the late Ramon), Tim (Jennifer) and Jim (Ann).
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cyril in Wilsonville, Oregon on Oct. 8. Burial will be private.