Judy Curry Daniels
Sept. 4, 1934-June 19, 2019
Palo Alto, California
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Judy contributed to the lives of numerous people through her extraordinary kindness, positivity and love. While living at Kensington Place, a memory care facility, she passed away peacefully. Until her death Judy remarkably continued to bring love and warmth to others and will always be remembered for her loving spirit. Judy was born in Providence, RI and subsequently raised in Santa Barbara, CA. She attended Santa Barbara High School and was voted to be “May Queen” at Prom and “Most Popular Girl.” She attended college at U.C. Santa Barbara and San Francisco State, earning a teaching credential. Judy worked as an elementary school teacher and helped pay her husband’s (David) way through medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, before she turned her focus to full-time parenting. She was a resident of Palo Alto, CA and the Green Meadow neighborhood since 1964. Judy was a phenomenal tennis player, she greatly enjoyed the outdoors, and she was a gifted cook. She was a volunteer docent and philanthropist for the David C. Daniels Nature Center through the Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District, and was active in Kara – Grief Support, Neighbor’s Abroad, the Gamble Garden Club, Foothills Swim & Tennis Club, and as a Teacher’s Assistant for the Palo Alto Unified School. Judy was deeply dedicated to supporting her husband David N. Daniels and his work teaching the Enneagram worldwide. At her core, she was a force of goodness in this world, and she possessed a natural warmth that could light up a room. Judy loved her family and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by daughter Denise, son John (“JD”) and his wife Karen, grandchildren Dylan, Kailey, and Mac. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years David N. Daniels, and her youngest son, David C. Daniels by 29 years. Her loving spirit will be missed by all that knew her.
Tags: teacher/educator, public service