The eldest of 9 children born to Louie and Gloria (Lopez) Torres, Danny died on 9/29/21. His beloved wife, Daneva (Blackburn) preceded him in death on 9/25/21. Both had health issues compromised by COVID-19. Growing up multitasking school, paper routes, a garage band and bonding (teasing) 8 sisters, Dan the Man managed to graduate S.B. High School and shortly after joined the U.S.Navy. ‘Rodan-Japan Dan’ returned to S.B. and resumed walks down State St. or the beach, BBQs wearing his Hawaiian shirt & telling jokes to anyone who would listen.
The Pacific Northwest soon called and he moved to Tacoma, WA and married his Love, Daneva, who died 9/25/21. After raising 7 children and grandchildren they decided to retire in Cali. Danny loved his family (s), lived well and was loved by all who knew him.
Survivors include 7 children, grandchildren, 8 sisters, nephews and nieces he loved to pieces. Aunt’s, uncles and many cousins..
Service will be on 3/20/22 @ Seventh day Adventist church 425 Arroyo Rd. S.B. 93110 @3pm.