Darrell C. Haynes, age 58, passed away on July 27, 2013, at home in Rochester, NY, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was a native of California and graduated from UC-Davis with a PhD in immunology. He married Kim Egli of Knoxville, TN, and they moved to Rochester in 1990. For 22 years, Darrell provided technical support and medical instrumentation management for clinical chemistry, immunochemistry and blood bank systems for Johnson & Johnson Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. He devoted himself to his profession by giving support to his team of engineers and scientists.

He supported Rochester’s music and arts and was proud to serve recently as a Board Member of the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. He will be remembered as an amazing husband and father, and good man to his community.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 23 years, Kim; daughters, Elsa and Rachel “Hanni” Haynes of Rochester; his mother, Irene (Bartick) Haynes; brother and sister-in-law, Dana and Kathy Haynes; sister, Darlene Polfer; and aunt Muriel (Baker) Bartick, all of California; uncle Daniel Hechtman of Arizona; mother & father-in-law, Pamela (Rowland) and Laurence Roberson of Oregon; brother-in-law, Hansreudi “Jon” Egli of Tennessee; nieces, nephews, cousins and a community of friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jack (Hechtman) Haynes; aunt, Thelma (Berger) Hechtman; and aunt, Helen (Bartick) Lutz.

A memorial service for family and close friends was held on August 11 in Rochester. Graveside services will be held at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton on Saturday, September 7, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Darrell’s memory can be made to the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra or the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and sent to 104 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604. 

To leave a message of condolence, please visit: www.BrightonMemorialChapel.com

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