Donald Ray Daniels, 57, of Gold Canyon, AZ passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. He was born in Cambridge, MN to Ray & Margaret (Hoglund) Daniels.
Don touched so many lives with his compassionate, quiet way. He had a heart for service and a love for building things with his hands. He and his wife, Kitty, spent the past seven months sewing and donating face masks, believing that every face covered helped save lives. Nearly 2,500 masks were sewn and donated since the Covid outbreak – helping people was his passion and his mission.
Survivors include his wife Kitty (Wandrus) Daniels of Gold Canyon, AZ, his daughter Ashley Daniels of Rochert, MN, stepdaughter Heather Gade Fletcher of Crosslake, MN, sons Matthew Daniels of Nimrod, MN, Jonny Daniels of Akeley, MN, stepson Mike Wandrus of Duluth, MN, his father, Ray Daniels of Gold Canyon, sisters Jan (Dan) Christensen of Elk River, MN, Michele (Mike) Jennings of Gold Canyon, AZ and brother Jason Daniels of Bourne,TX. He leaves behind 5 grandkids: Colin, Dylan, Zane, Amelia and Arwen.
He is preceded in death by his mother Margaret Lucille (Hoglund) Daniels.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Oct. 24 in the courtyard at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Gold Canyon. Another memorial will be held in Minnesota at a later date.