FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * RALES STEVEN M 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol DANAHER CORP /DE/ [ DHR ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Chairman
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW, SUITE 800W
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/12/2020
(Street)
WASHINGTON, DC 20037
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock   (1)(2) 5/12/2020    P     25000       (1)(2)  (1)(2) Common Stock  125202.5 (1)(2) $1000.00  25000  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  At any time prior to April 15, 2023, the Reporting Person has the option to elect to convert his shares of the Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock in whole or in part into shares of the Issuer's common stock at the minimum conversion rate of 5.0081 shares of common stock per share of Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock.
(2)  (Continued from Footnote 1) The Series B Mandatory Preferred Stock will convert automatically into shares of the Issuer's common stock on the second business day immediately following the last trading day of the 20 consecutive trading day period beginning on, and including, the 21st scheduled trading day immediately preceding April 15, 2023 (the "mandatory conversion date"). Upon conversion on the mandatory conversion date, the conversion rate for each share of the Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock will be not more than 6.1349 shares of common stock and not less than 5.0081 shares of common stock, with the exact conversion rate depending on the applicable market value of the common stock.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
RALES STEVEN M
2200 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW, SUITE 800W
WASHINGTON, DC 20037
X
Chairman

Signatures
By: /s/ Steven M. Rales 5/14/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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