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“I knew Donny from the an actor my journey took me to NYC, Donny to LA and we lost touch we each other, but we shared salutations via mutual...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Nicky Hasomeris - Brookline, MA

“I knew Donny from the an actor my journey took me to NYC, Donny to LA and we lost touch we each other, but we shared salutations via mutual...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Nicky Hasomeris - Brookline, MA

“I met Don in 1989 when I was living in Boston. He was a kind person and a good friend. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Peter Mucci - Las Vegas, NV

“Don and i were like brothers for a long time- we met here and i visited him a few times in CA and then he moved home-he had a heart for people and...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Rich Afrikian - beverly, MA

“Rest in peace Uncle Donnie. You will forever be in all of our hearts. Love Denise,Kayla,Keli,Neil ❤❤❤❤ ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Neil Yianacopolus - Melrose, MA

“Wishing you peace and comfort during this period of grief in the untimely loss of your dear brother. Paula and David Kapelner ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: David Kapelner - North Andover, MA

“Neil, I am truly sorry for your loss. A brother is someone who shares your childhood memories and lifelong dreams. I'm so sorry for your loss. Please...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Harry Arabian - andover, MA

“Dear Daley Family,I'm deeply sorry for the loss of your loved one. Wishing you lots of peace and comfort during this difficult time.Sincerely,Cal ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Caroline Merrill - Boxford, MA

“Very sorry to hear of the passing of Donald. Been years since physically seeing you, but we are family and it saddens me. May you Rest In Peace cousin ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Christine (Mulligan)Aiello - MA

“Rest In Peace Donny. Will see you someday. God Bless! ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: David OConnell - Myrtle Beach, SC

“So very sorry for your loss ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Christophe CASE - Oakland Park, FL

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA

Donald D. Daley Jr., passed away at the age of 58, on April 23, 2020.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 13, 1962 to Donald of East Boston and Irene (Mulligan) Daley of Revere
Donny graduated from Melrose High School as part of the class of 1980. He furthered his education at Salem State with a degree in Art & Design (Videography).

While in college, Donny started his own videography business, doing weddings in and around the Boston area. This wasn't enough to satisfy his creativity, so he was off to Los Angles, California

When Donny got to L.A. he worked for CBS, FOX Sports, and finally settled down E Entertainment Television to finish his career. He also had a passion for music. He produced, filmed, and stared in his own music videos, wrote his own music, was a drummer and a guitar player.

Donny is survived by his parents Donald & Irene of Melrose, His sister Denise (Daley) Yianacopolus and her husband Neil of Melrose, his brother James Daley and his wife Nanette of Peabody, and his nieces Kayla and Keli Yianacopolus, both of Melrose.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's -
Because of the Covid-19 virus services will be held at a later date.

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