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Danny Cox: Gone, but Not Forgotten

Share your memories of Danny or thoughts about his untimely passing

Track star. Funny. Goofy. Giving. Son. Brother.

Danny Cox has been described as all of these things. Many Petalumans are still reeling from news of Danny's death in a and are searching for ways to express their grief at losing a young man they came to love as their own son.

Wednesday marks the one year anniversary of Danny's diving accident, that in one instant changed his life and left him paralyzed from the chest down. The community rallied around Danny when he was hurt and will again come together to mourn his untimely passing.

Did you know Danny or his family? Share your memories, thoughts or feelings in the comments.

Eleni August 10, 2011 at 04:12 PM
Danny was an amazing person and whenever you were down, he'd come over with a smile on his face and pick you right up
Nancy August 10, 2011 at 08:26 PM
I didn't know Danny, but my heart felt condolences go out to his family and friends who will miss him very much.
David Glass August 10, 2011 at 11:28 PM
I will not be in town Sunday for the services for Danny. If I were in town I would be there. He was a special young man that on occasion would stop at our house after a school event and I would enjoy talking to him as I would give him a ride home. He was always too shy to ask but I enjoyed volunteering because he was a breath of fresh air. The last time I saw Danny was last year at the fundraising golf event at Rooster Run. He came by in his motor scooter and gave me a word of encouragement regarding the Mayor;s race. He was a special young man. I am truly sorry for the pain he and has family have endured for the past year. I will miss his smile and kind words. Sincerely, David Glass
Jane H. August 13, 2011 at 10:05 AM
So sorry for your loss. Danny, was a very special guy!! Jane H.

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