Daniel Thomas Kobermann, 54, died Dec. 19, 2013 at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., of congestive heart failure, according to his partner.
Kobermann and his partner of 32 years, Steven Lee, lived in Washington, D.C., for 28 years before moving to Florida.
Born in St. Louis, Mo., Kobermann grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and was a 1982 graduate of the University of Dayton.
He joined his partner in Washington in 1987 and worked for numerous companies, specializing in marketing sales. Before moving to Florida, he had been employed by Agence France-Presse and United Press International.
Previously he worked at Congressional Quarterly, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts and Disclosure Inc. During his business career he was posted to and resided in Amsterdam, Holland and Singapore.
He was preceded in death by his mother and brother. He is survived by his father, three sisters, two brothers, several nieces and nephews and their pet, Tucker.
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