Varner, Daniel Wade Born April 19, 1949, died January 1, 2012 in his home in Plainsboro, New Jersey. Survived by wife Marcia Bell; mother, June Varner; sisters Betsy (Ray) Troyer; Holly Varner Moe; Bonnie (Michael) Zirbes; many beloved nieces and nephews, cousins, and dear friends from the Minneapolis MN area; and friends and colleagues from all over. Dan was a very gifted painter of landscapes and wildlife, but his passion was paleontology and his paintings of prehistoric life hang in museums throughout the country and are published in books and journals on the subject. He was a kind and gentle man with a wonderful wit and will be remembered and missed by all. Donations to the American Cancer Society. Memorial service at a later date.