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Dan Lester, was always there when needed. Came to my need many times always with a Smile and Welcome. Even now tears come to my eyes on this Anniversary Date. It is hard to realize a friend is gone and will be missed for the rest of my life.

William W. Bunner, Sr.


Posted by: William W. Bunner,Sr. - Coarsegold, CA - A friend of a great person   Aug 14, 2015

I am so sorry to hear of Dan,s passing. I knew Dan at Santa Clara. He was always fun to be around. A fond memory was our Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity initiation we were taken out and dropped off on a hill. From where we were we could se San Jose, Gilroy, Santa Cruz and Watsonville. They all looked about the same distanc away. Dan said let,s follow the fire road. We're did and finally came upon a closed

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Posted by: Ryan McKeon - Brentwood, CA   Sep 18, 2014

Dear Patty and Family,

One of my favorite memories of Danny was during our sophomore year at Santa Clara in Nobili Hall. Danny and Joe Sheaff's dorm room was "the party room". We would all gather there to sing Danny's songs, play cards, and basically just fool around. I remember Danny mentioning later on that he never had to make his bed for four years, thanks to his roommate, Joe Sheaff, who always lost at cards to him! We all

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Posted by: Dave Ramm - Lincoln, CA   Sep 06, 2014

Dear Lori,
I met your dad only once, but he left a lasting impression on me. I was a typical high school student, struggling with self esteem issues, etc. when I met him. When we were introduced, he shook my hand, looked me in the eye, and asked me a few questions about myself and then listened. He was so kind. In those few moments he made me feel like a valued person with something to say. I have thought

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Posted by: A friend   Sep 01, 2014

Be assured of our prayers for you, Patti, and the rest of the family. What a wonderful tribute to such a fine man in the obituary. We share your sorrow of losing Dan much too soon.
Lovingly, Sr. Roseanne Murphy, SND.at NDNU


Posted by: Sr. Roseanne Murphy - Belmont, CA   Aug 25, 2014

Danny was my Step-fathers good friend ( Dale Skillicorn) . When Dale passed, Danny told me that Dale was the first friend that he ever had. And he called him his Man of la Mancha . He always told me stories of things they did when they were young and made me laugh. He was such a good friend to my parents, I don't know anyone who would have done what he did. He was a very wonderful person. Even though I haven't been in touch since my parents passing, I will miss knowing him.


Posted by: Christina Justus - Watsonville, CA - family friend   Aug 25, 2014

My thoughts are with Patti and the family for the loss of Danny, Danny was a special man and always very well liked. There were so many fun times in school, at the lake and at our high school reunions. He will be missed by many. Jo Ann Vear


Posted by: Jo Ann Vear - Watsonville, CA   Aug 24, 2014

I just learned of Dan's passing, what a wonderful man! Dan and his wife Pat ALWAYS made you feel welcome. He was quick with a story or joke and a wonderful dance partner on the dance floor. Our love to his beautiful family especially to the love of his life - Pat.
Laura & Steve Cox


Posted by: Laura Cox - San Diego, CA   Aug 24, 2014

I cry like it was yesterday when i found you cold to my touch lying next to mom in the early hours before dawn. It has only been 4 days since you left me but i'm told as i cry that it has actually been 7 days since you took your last beautiful breath. Seconds turn into minutes then hours then days. It's all a big blur to me. all that matters is you are gone and my heart hurts

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Posted by: kelly lester - aptos, CA - daughter   Aug 24, 2014

A better friend no man could ever have in his life time than Daniel Edward Lester.


Posted by: William W. Bunner, Sr. - Coarsegold, CA - A friend   Aug 22, 2014