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Maria Haagen-Smit Daniel ’61

November 22, 2022, of COPD.

Maria advanced academically early in life, skipping grades and arriving at Reed as the youngest member of her class. She earned her bachelor’s degree in history. Maria and her husband, Tom, called Connecticut home for many years. Together they owned and operated Daniel Technology, manufacturing and selling technical investigative and tactical equipment for law enforcement. In 2011, they moved to a ranch in Rio Rico, Arizona. For the last 12 years of her life, Maria loved living among the cacti and quiet of the Sonoran Desert. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Tom, and her son, Kenneth.

Appeared in Reed magazine: Fall 2023

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