Daniel Michael Deacy was born early morning January 13, 1966 to parents Michael
Deacy and Jo Lorraine Deacy (Thompson) at Swedish Hospital, Seattle. He spent is early
years in Germany, the Pacific Northwest and Georgia, while his father was in the United
States Army.Daniel graduated from John F. Kennedy High School, Burien, where he
excelled in soccer, baseball and choir. Upon graduation he enlisted in the United States
Marine Corps and served 4 years active duty as a driver and gunner for the Marines'
newly adopted Light Armored Vehicle (LAV). Prior to the end of his active duty status,
he was sent into combat in Panama with the 2nd Marine Division, where he assisted in
the attack on Manual Noriega's palace in Panama City. Dan was honorably discharged
from the Marine Corps. Dan worked for several years with Fred Meyer upon exit from
the Marines and as a chef in Burien. He often helped fellow veterans by preparing
holiday meals for them and assisting those down on their luck whenever he could. He is
survived by Michael and Jennifer Deacy, of Bothell, and Jo Lorraine Thompson of
Alturus, CA, a sister Rachel Ann McManus, half brother Jacob Deacy and half sister
Sarah Karr, as well as numerous cousins and aunts and uncles throughout the country.
He died at home, accompanied by his room mate and close friend, James G. Lewis II.
Burial will take place at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA.