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July 16, 1937 ˜ April 7, 2019

David Danis was 81 when he passed away on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 in Vancouver, WA, USA. He was born in Campbell River, B.C. Canada on July 16th, 1937. He grew up in Camp 5 and Campbell River and was a member of the graduating class of 1957.
Dave started his career with Crown Zellerbach at the Elk Falls Paper Mill in 1958. In 1966 he transferred to Eureka, California for the start-up of a new mill there. Four months later he transferred again for the start-up of the Wauna Mill near Clatskanie, Oregon where he worked until his retirement in 1992.
After retirement from the Wauna Mill, Dave worked as a part-time consultant in the paper industry before retiring for good in December of 2011. His consulting work took him many places in North America as well as to Russia, including Siberia.
Dave leaves behind his wife, Maria ’Ria’ in Vancouver, WA; son, Steven and grandsons, Matteo, Lorenzo and Dominic in Seattle, WA; son, Michael (Kristen), granddaughter, Molly, grandson, Matthew and granddaughter, McCall in Camas, WA.
No service by request.
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Published in The Columbian on Apr. 13, 2019.
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7 entries
April 19, 2019
We have so many fun memories of being with Dave. We will miss him!
Steve and Nancy Kellner
April 19, 2019
Cousin Dave will be missed.He always was a positive person. May he Rest in Peace.Our love to Ria and the Danis family.
Joe and Janice Haddock
April 15, 2019
you are missed.
David Walker
April 15, 2019
Dave always took his time and explained an taught me things about the job, I will miss my good friend
paul allen
April 15, 2019
The world was better for his having been here. He gave far more than he asked. We will miss him.
Patty and Mike Townes
April 14, 2019
So sorry to hear about Dave's passing. He was a good friend and always very helpful when offering traveling advice. He will be missed.
Roger Crandall
April 13, 2019
Cousin Dave will be missed, hard to believe he is gone. My condolences to Ria & family.
Phyllis Macintosh
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