Daniel J.R. Schultz, a retired City of Tonawanda School District music teacher and church organist, died Saturday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a long illness. He was 72.
The East Amherst resident was born in Buffalo and attended Kenmore schools and Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio.
Mr. Schultz was a member of Kenmore and Plymouth United Church of Christ churches. He was an organist, soloist, piano teacher and director of the Boys Choir of Tonawandas and received many music awards.
Survivors include a sister, Joan L. Miller of Pendleton; and a brother, Herbert of Westford, Vt.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Kenmore United Church of Christ, 295 Delaware Road. Burial will be at Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.