Aug. 30, 1969 – Nov. 15, 2023
Daniel Scott Fairchild, 54, of Lachine, Michigan, passed away on Nov. 15, 2023. He was born on Aug. 30, 1969. Daniel is survived by his loving wife, Lauri Fairchild, and their child Alexander Fairchild. He was also a dedicated father to Robert, and Anna Fairchild from his previous marriage to Linda Fairchild, and Ricky Fairchild (Brandie) from previous relationship with Lisa Colby, and his grandchildren Ava and Lilythianna fairchild.
Daniel was a skilled and passionate individual, known for his career as the owner and operator of Dba Full bore. He excelled as a master Sea-Doo mechanic, showcasing his expertise and dedication to his craft. Outside of work, Daniel had a wide range of hobbies that brought him joy and fulfillment. He had a deep love for motocross, bass fishing, martial arts, jet skiing, and RC car racing. These pursuits allowed him to embrace his adventurous spirit and enjoy the thrill of the outdoors.
In addition to his immediate family, Daniel leaves behind a cherished network of relatives and loved ones. He is fondly remembered by his mother, Peggy Van Aelst, and his siblings Amy Rowland (Ken), Scott Van Aelst (Sam), Paul Van Aelst (Lori), Kim Terpstra (Ryan), and Diana Fairchild. He was preceded in death by his father, Milton Fairchild, and stepfather, Dan Van Aelst. Daniel will also be missed by numerous nieces and nephews.
The celebration of life for for Daniel Scott Fairchild will be at
First United Methodist Church
167 S. Ripley Boulevard, Alpena, Michigan
on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023
1 p.m. visitation and 2 p.m. services.
Our community mourns the loss of Daniel, a remarkable individual who touched the lives of many. He will be remembered for his dedication to his career, his adventurous spirit, and his love for his family and friends. May his soul rest in peace.