Ocean Shores Mayor Crystal Dingler lauded Daniel for being “passionate about his community. The Maui News A high-surf warning is in effect from noon today through 6 p.m. Thursday for north-facing shores of Maui and north- and west-facing shores of Molokai. A memorial ceremony will be held April 20 at the Ocean Shores Convention Center for City Councilman and real estate broker Jeff Daniel, who was killed Feb. 25 while surfing at the North Jetty. Having bad knees and a gift for a complete lack of balance, ‘butt surfing,’ as I call it, is a blast and a way to find peace of mind and thrills that the Pacific Ocean constantly delivers year-round.”. Noble noted how Daniel always give generously to local causes with resources as well as time and support. Jeff felt he need to pay back for the success he had achieved.”. Morgan Freeman. Jeff Daniel driving his race car in the Ocean Shores Flag Day Parade. He spoke passionately about the ideas he believed in on the City Council, and stood up for what he thought was right,” Dingler said. David McManus said Police and Fire Department medics were dispatched to a report of a possible drowning at the jetty at 3:04 p.m. on Monday. Robert McLaughlin died from injuries suffered during surf rescue training. Chamber Director Piper Leslie, who worked closely with Daniel during his tenure as Chamber president, added these comments to her Facebook page: “My heart is broken today for a light that was burned out way to soon but I’m grateful for the lifetime of memories I’ll always cherish. Daniel had been featured previously in Washington Coast Magazine for paddle surfing at Damon Point. A statement from Ocean Shores Police Sgt. At the age of 16‚ he was a resident volunteer firefighter for the Silverdale Fire Department. Daniel discussed his passion for surfing in the story he authored for Washington Coast Magazine in 2017: “My personal choices for recreation … are playing in the cool waves off our coast and inside of Grays Harbor in a surf kayak or on a wave ski. OCEAN SHORES - A memorial has now been set for Mar. The National Weather Service has issued a High Surf Warning for all north- and west-facing shores of Kaua‘i and Ni‘ihau from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Rest well my friend, you will forever be missed but NEVER forgotten.”. “He just got a brand new kayak and was out testing it out,” Noble said. David McManus with the Ocean Shores Police said this morning that the City of Ocean Shores is mourning the tragic death of Council Member Jeff Daniel. A High Surf Advisory means surf will be higher than normal, shore break, and dangerous currents could cause injury or death. Hi! Paramedics provided advanced life support and transported the 50-year-old Mr. Daniel to Community Hospital, but he was pronounced dead there. Roller's Ramblings 5,307 views. Daniel also was one of the leading promoters for the Ocean Shores area through social media and in his business. “Ocean Shores is truly a wonderful community where everyone lends a hand or can get involved in civic and community activities quite easily,” he wrote. 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Ocean Shores Police and a helicopter from the U.S. Coast Guard spent hours combing the area but were unable to find the man. “Without pretensions or self-interest, Jeff shared his expertise to protect the environment, and his hard-won insights to improve the community. Ocean Shores City Councilman Jeff Daniel died in a surfing accident off the North Jetty Monday afternoon. Few people knew he recorded his own CD, “Point Brown, I Don’t Want to Be.”. They paddled out at Sunset Beach, but the powerful swell forced them to paddle two-and-a-half miles down the coast to Waimea, where the… On December 22, 1943, Cross decided to step up his game. Ocean Shores City Councilman Jeff Daniel died in a surfing accident off the North Jetty Monday afternoon. 29 to honor Ocean Shores firefighter Rob McLaughlin, who died in a surf rescue training exercise. HIGH SURF ADVISORY FOR WEST FACING SHORES OF THE BIG ISLAND....A large northwest swell will increase surf to well above warning levels tonight and Wednesday. Daniel had been an Ocean Shores resident since 2005, and also served as Parks Board Chair (2007), Ocean Shores Little League baseball and soccer coach (2007-08), and he was known as top-producing real estate broker in Ocean Shores since 2008. News of Daniel’s death spread through the City Council meeting Monday night as the remaining six members began to hear of the tragedy during the regular meeting when Daniel was noticeably absent. Clelland Bunten - Apr 21, 2020. The best wind direction is from the east. The National Weather Service’s high surf … Council member Eric Noble, who manages the WorldMark Mariner Village resort near the North Jetty, was working when he saw the emergency vehicles and police depart the beach just before 3:30 p.m. I specialize in, and excel at, the sale of Homes & Land, Condos, Commercial Properties, and Income Properties in the Ocean Shores, Ocean City, Copalis Beach, Pacific Beach, Moclips, Seabrook, Copalis Crossing & Hoquiam areas of Grays Harbor County. “… He was a very popular person in the city, and will be sorely missed.”. It’s a lot of fun even if I’m filthy when I get home.”. My name is Jeff Daniel. Coroners Service are investigating after a 27-year-old man died Saturday while surfing at Long Beach in Tofino. RCMP and the B.C. According to a release from Ocean Shores Police Chief Neccie Logan, the City of Ocean Shores is mourning the death of Daniel after he drowned while surfing in the city. Wed Feb 27th, 2019 11:56am. It’s kind of like surfing, but on an entire different, serious level. Including local swell, period, wind and pressure charts. Lieutenant Davis died during a rescue attempt of a stranded surfer on April 26, 1998. Browse Obituaries and Death Records in Ocean shores, Washington. The Surf Rescue Team is run by the Ocean Shores Police Department, but with three members of the fire department. Dickie Cross was a surfer, sailor, and paddleboard racer from Honolulu, Hawaii. Gary Lee Hanes, 76 - Feb 24, 2020. “The caller reported a man on a surfboard was unconscious in the water, and bystanders were pulling him out. David McManus with the Ocean Shores Police said this morning that the City of Ocean Shores is mourning the tragic death of Council Member Jeff Daniel. "A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean." The 12-year old boy was able to make it to shore with no apparent injuries. He noted that Daniel’s truck was still parked at the jetty when he was taken by medics to Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen. “I don’t think people have an idea how much he did for this city,” Noble said. Ocean Shores City Councilman Jeff Daniel — one of the area’s leading real estate salesmen and a popular race car driver/car owner at Grays Harbor Raceway — was killed in a surfing accident off the North Jetty on Monday afternoon. Daniel, 50, was one of the area’s most recognized promoters of the North Beach at the John L. Scott office in Ocean Shores. News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. As a race car driver/owner, Daniel once told the North Coast News that it all started as fan when the Daniel family would go the races in Elma on Saturday nights in the summers: “I was one of those guys in the stands saying I could do a better job, and my kid one time said, ‘Then do it.’ So I did.”, “I really enjoy the stress release I get from racing,” Daniel added, providing insight into what drove him to such pursuits. “I was just developing a solid friendship at this point,” Peterson said of getting to know Daniel since he joined the City Council and worked with Peterson’s wife Cathey on the Planning Commission. Fire Capt. He and his friend Woody Brown drove to the North Shore in search for big waves. At approximately 3:04pm on February 25, Ocean Shores Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a possible drowning at the North Jetty. He is survived by his wife, JoKay Daniel, and son Alex. Ocean Shores City Councilman Dies After Tragic Surfing Accident. “I believe that Ocean Shores is a beach town, not a retirement community, and I believe that this town has a long way to go before we can realize our full potential,” Daniel said in remarks when he was chosen to fill the City Council vacancy last August caused by the departure of Holly Plackett. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death." Council member Bob Peterson said he talked to Daniel earlier on Monday just to joke around with each other, and had recently finished the book. News. “He was winner, simply because he had come through such a rough back-life that you would never, ever guess it. All I want to do on that track is go faster and pass the car in front of me without dying. Alex Witzel 2,043 views. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993, and recently graduated from Grays Harbor College with his General Associate in Arts. Daniel, a real estate managing broker for John L. Scott, also has been an Ocean Shores Planning Commission member and is the past Chamber of Commerce president. Large surf is expected to continue into Thursday. Sally Ann Lynn, 81 - Jun 29, 2019. Yesterday around 10:20 a.m., Honolulu Ocean Safety responded to an urgent call about an unresponsive surfer at Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu. Henry Grunwald. “. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Grays Harbor County Coroner Robert G. Kegel said an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon to determine the cause and manner of death. SURFING 40 MPH OFF SHORES at WESTPORT WA - Duration: 6:56. ... July 4th, 2015 Ocean Shores, WA (full version) - Duration: 6:54. Paramedics provided advanced life support and transported Mr. Daniel to Community Hospital, but he was pronounced dead there,” McManus said. OCEAN SHORES, Grays Harbor County - The death of an Ocean Shores police officer during the rescue of a surfer was due to drowning, Grays Harbor Deputy Coroner Ed Fleming said yesterday. Top Ocean Shores Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing: See reviews and photos of surfing, windsurfing & kitesurfing in Ocean Shores, Washington on Tripadvisor. He also wrote songs, played guitar in a band, and authored a book about overcoming his upbringing in a family that indoctrinated him into the John Birch Society. In addition to his career in real estate, Daniel was well known at Grays Harbor Speedway with his car “Seaweed,” which he drove in local parades as well. McManus said that Mr. Daniel was a real estate broker and a member of the Ocean Shores City Council. Ocean Shores Police reported Daniel, 50, was pulled from the surf unconscious and appeared to be surfing with a strap-in paddle … As a source for this newspaper editor, Daniel never ducked hard questions and always provided straight answers. Sgt. Ocean Shores Surf Guide. John Roberts, 62 - Dec 13, 2019. He became a star after building a canoe and sailing it from Waikiki to Molokai. The book, “Hate or be Hated, How I Survived Right-Wing Extremism,” documented the rise of far-right hate groups in the United States. We had a set a time Tuesday for happy hour at the Shilo to talk about future ideas and traded small talk about learning new guitar licks. The inflatable boat in which Lieutenant Davis was in capsized and both occupants were thrown into the water. Official details have been released regarding the death of Ocean Shores City Councilman Jeff Daniel. Ocean Shores Police reported Daniel, 50, was pulled from the surf unconscious and appeared to be surfing with a strap-in paddle board, that friends said was a new piece of equipment. Ocean Shores City Councilman Jeff Daniel — one of the area’s leading real estate salesmen and a popular race car driver/car owner at Grays Harbor Raceway — was killed in a surfing accident off the North Jetty on Monday afternoon. Dangerously high surf continued to pound the north and west shores of Oahu today, prompting warnings and resulting in dozens of ocean rescues. The caller reported a man on a surfboard was unconscious in the water, and bystanders were pulling him out. Ocean Shores in Washington State is a breakwater break that has quite reliable surf. Before a career in real estate, Daniel also worked in publishing, marketing and advertising in the Tacoma area. Jeff and JoKay Daniel at the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Halloween Gala dressed John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Rob served two years as a paid Firefighter/Paramedic and six years as Captain/Paramedic with Ocean Shores Fire Department. Lieutenant Davis and three other members of the Ocean Shores Police Surf Rescue Team had gone out in the 10 to 12-foot swells in two separate boats. Thomas Edward Anderson, 70 - Nov 15, 2019. Bystanders immediately began administering CPR, and OSPD officers took over when they arrived on scene. He was a very popular person in the City, and will be sorely missed. Scott D. Johnston photo: Jeff Daniel brings his race car Seaweed to the Summer Fun program in Ocean Shores last summer. Detailed free 7-day surf report for Ocean Shores . Bystanders immediately began administering CPR, and Ocean Shores Police officers took over when they arrived on scene. U.S. Surf Deaths in 2020. Ocean City, WA - A Lynwood man fishing in the surf near Ocean Shores was apparently pulled off the beach by a riptide and drowned in deeper water.Lieutenant Dave Porter with the Grays Harbor County Sheriff's department tells us the E-911 center received a call around noon, that a person who had been missing was seen in the surf approximately 1/4 mile north of the Ocean City beach … Sgt. “Once you hit the track, all the problems, worries and concerns go away. Preliminary data on fatalities which occurred in the surf zones across National Weather Service areas of forecast responsibility through October 12, 2020.This data is preliminary and may not be completely accurate. At approximately 3:04pm on February 25, Ocean Shores Police and Fire …
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