H.D. Dan Krotts, Jr., D.D.S.

July 23, 1929March 22, 2014

KROTTS, H.D. “Dan”, Jr., D.D.S., age 84 of Dayton, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Life Care Hospitals of Dayton. Dan was born on July 23, 1929 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Harland D. and Mildred Harp Krotts, Sr. He was preceded in death by his sister Beverly Snell. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara A. Herman Krotts; children, Robert (Debbie) Krotts of Kettering, Robin (Mike) Durnbaugh of Ft. Wayne, and David (Maura) Krotts of Cary, NC; seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Dan was a graduate of Fairview High School, attended the University of Dayton in Pre Med and received his D.D.S. from The Ohio State University. Dan also served in the U.S. Marine Corp, was a jazz musician, loved animals, and practiced dentistry in the Dayton area for 50 years. Private service at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Miami Valley Heart Association. Condolences may be made to


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H.D. Dan Krotts, Jr., D.D.S.

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April 2, 2014

Dave, Maura and the entire Krotts family- our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Your Dad was the first influence on me to go into dentistry, and I wish I was half the the trumpet player he was! So many great memories. So sorry for your loss.
Eric and Jenifer Schneider and Family

Shelley Lord

March 31, 2014

Dave, Maura and family,
My sympathy to you all. Thinking of you during this time.

judy powell

March 28, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.