Dan Markel Memorial Fund

***This memorial fund has closed and no additional donations are being accepted.  Thank you so much to all who donated.  All donations are now with Danny's family and in formal trusts for the boys. This page remains available temporarily for Danny's family and friends to visit and to read tributes. In loving memory of our Danny <3 ***

Dan Markel Memorial Fund To Benefit His Sons, Benjamin and Lincoln Markel

Danny Markel, our forever beloved friend, scholar, mensch, and Abba to Ben and Lincoln was taken from those he loved and those who loved him. He loved his students, his colleagues, his friends, his scholarly work, and helping all those in need. Most of all, he loved his faith and his family. Ben and Lincoln were his heart. Danny will live every day in our hearts, and we must work together to ensure his most beloved little bears know how much their Abba was loved and what a great, wise, amazing man and father he was...and how much he loved them.

This fund is exclusively for the benefit of his children. Every donation will be accounted for, and Danny's family oversees the fund. Any subsequent funding mechanisms or formal trusts created will have all monies received here added to them in full.

Please donate here online, or if you would like to donate without any online processing fees, please contact us through this page for information on sending checks or depositing directly at any Bank of America location.

Also, this is not the only way to honor Danny's memory. Additional memorial donation options now include:

-Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, 1-[phone redacted],


-Canadian Magen David Adom, 416-780- 0034, 1-[phone redacted],


-Shomrei Torah Synagogue, 4858 Kerry Forest Parkway, Tallahassee, FL 32309, 1-850- [phone redacted],


-Harvard Hillel


Please honor our Danny in any way that feels right to you.

We send our love to all those grieving his senseless loss. We are forever changed by him. We are forever blessed by him.

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Danny Memorial Fund 
Tallahassee, FL
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