HINDLER, Daniel Thomas, age 28, Fall River, passed away suddenly of natural causes on October 27, 2017 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He was in Cambodia to take part in a rugby tournament.
Born in London, England in 1989, Daniel was the eldest son of Lionel and Susan (Ford) Hindler, Fall River.
Daniel graduated from McGill University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education). Immediately following graduation he secured a full time position as a Physical Education teacher at Ruamrudee International School in Bangkok, Thailand. In his four years teaching at the school he made an enormous impact and is sadly mourned by students, parents and staff.
Daniel was an athlete his whole life. As a child and teenager he swam with the Sackville Waves Aquatic team, won several provincial awards and obtained National swim standards. During his time at McGill Daniel was a member of the McGill Varsity Swim Team .
While in Bangkok Daniel was a popular and talented member of the Southerners Rugby Club. He was also extremely proud to be selected to represent Thailand on the Thai National Rugby (League) team in both 2016 and 2017. Daniel represented Thailand in international games against Chile and the Philippines, and was looking forward to representing Thailand in future international fixtures.
Besides his broken hearted parents, Daniel is mourned by his adoring siblings : sister, Alexandra, brothers, Michael and James; loving girlfriend, Kate Nishida; proud grandparents, Tony and Margot Ford; and countless friends and extended family members around the world.
Daniel was predeceased by his besotted maternal grandmother, Lynn Ford.
Daniel lived his life with passion, kindness and infectious joy. His laughter was legendary. Dan was a very special person - a magnetic, kind hearted personality who’s love of life filled entire rooms. A bright light has gone out in the world .
A funeral mass will be celebrated 10am Friday, November 17, 2017, in St. Rose of Lima, Roman Catholic Church, Fall River, Father Duncan McMaster officiating.
Donations in memory of Daniel may be made to ‘Right to Play” secure.e2rm.com/registrant/startup.aspx?eventid=232744
Condolences, memories and words of comfort and memories of Daniel may be shared with the family at: www.ettingerfuneralhome.com