Victor: At age 84, Dan passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua, NY. He was born in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, Canada to the late Santo and Rose Poliziani. Survived by his children; Karen Poliziani, Daniel Poliziani, Kimberly Poliziani, David Poliziani, Laurie Lischer, Terrence Lischer, Eric (Lori) Lischer, his grandchildren; Daniel, Maysie, Cole, Karly, Ashley, Ryan, Michele, Kendall, Troy, Timothy, Caitlin, Chelsea, his great grandsons; Rowan, Quin and sister; Tina Casali.
Dan was a Canadian professional ice hockey player from 1952-1965. He played for the RI Reds, Hersey Bears, Cleveland Barons, Quebec Aces, and Boston Bruins. Once he retired from hockey, Dan knew that his next career would be in horse racing. He trained race horses from 1965-present. Dan lived his life to the fullest and did things his way. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Friends and family are invited to call on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10AM to 12 NOON at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home, 21 Big Tree Street in Livonia, where his memorial service will take place immediately following calling hours at 12 NOON.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Fund, 5757 NY-96, Farmington, NY 14425 or the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society, 1 Penrod Ave., Suite 1111, Riverside, RI 02915 (www.rireds.org).
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