Obituary for Elton Lee Daniels

Elton Lee Daniels, 62, of Tucson, passed away in Pima, with family at his side on Aug. 18, 2019, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Elton was the youngest child of the Daniels family born to Leemon “Link” and Dorothal.  On Oct. 3, 1956, he was born in Morenci, the beloved little brother to Damon, Gerald, Mitchel, Venita, and Paul.

Elton graduated from Morenci High School in 1974 and spent most of his adult life in the Tucson area, where he was a master commercial painter.

Elton Daniels

The greatest joy in his life were his three daughters, Apryl, Andrea, and Allisa.  Expanding on that joy were his grandchildren, Kaden, Lily, Madalynn, Annabelle, and Brantley.

Elton’s children, grandchildren, family, and friends will miss this sweet, humorous, and kind man.  His memory will forever be cherished.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Haven Home Health and AZ Family Hospice for their amazing care and compassion.

A private memorial service will be held in the fall.

Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.  Online condolences may be extended at

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