Daniel Braun, 86, of Madison died April 3, 2020. He was born in Tyumen in Siberia, Russia, where he spent his childhood. At the age of 13 he moved to Wroclaw, Poland, where he completed his primary education and received his B.S. in engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of Wroclaw. He immigrated to Israel in 1957 and came to the United States in 1962, settling first in Newark and then in Morris County, building homes in both Cedar Knolls and East Hanover and moving to Madison eight years ago.
Mr. Braun spent his entire career as a chemist until retiring six years ago. He was a member of the American Chemical Society and American Chemical and Textile Colorists Society.
He served in the Israel Defense Forces.
He was a longtime member of Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael and of Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit, for the last 10 years.
He enjoyed reading, music and opera, and traveling.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Regina; two daughters, Edna (Paul) Fine and Ari (Ivan) Zahemski; a brother, Henry (Olga); a sister, Ryva Windman; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services were held April 6 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Interfaith Food Pantry of Morris County or Congregation Beth Hatikvah.