James W. Daniels

James W. Daniels

Brighton - James W. Daniels of Brighton, NY passed away on August 5, 2021 at the age of 64. He is survived by his mother, Carolyn M. Daniels of Brighton, children Ryan Daniels of Rochester, Madison Daniels of Jersey City, NJ and Martin Weipert of Florida, granddaughter Charlie Weipert, sister Sue DeGeorge (Joe) of Branchport, NY and brother Ted Daniels (Joni) of Washington, DC. He is predeceased by his father, William C. Daniels.

Jim was born in Penn Yan NY and grew up in Brighton, graduating from Brighton High School in 1975. He later earned an AD in Business at MCC. He lived for many years in Florida, returning to Rochester in 2008.

Jim's career was in food service, culminating at Wegmans Pittsford store. There he took great pride in developing sustainability initiatives, diverting surplus produce to deserving organizations such as Foodlink and the Pittsford Food Pantry.

A memorial gathering for family and friends is being planned for a later date.

Posted online on August 11, 2021