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Daniel always practiced the concept of One Love. He forever will exemplify stoke and Aloha. His spirit lives on in the waves. We miss you so much here on earth Daniel, but surfing will always keep you close to us.

Posted by: Jason Hall - CA - friend   Dec 10, 2012

daniel will forever be missed. i remember all the good times at the cardiff campground. daniel, shawn and eric hanging out. always good times. eric is very sad to lose a friend so young. he will always be remembered for his smile. our hearts go out to his family but especially to shaunda and greg. RIP daniel.

Posted by: snortum family - encinitas, CA - friends   Dec 06, 2012

Always was a very respectful and considerate person. I give the family my hopes and wish.

Posted by: Nikolai Reyes Gonzalez - Encinitas, CA - Friend   Sep 25, 2011

I can only imagine the pain at losing a child so young. It doesn't seem to be in the right order....we as parents go first. My love and prayers are with you Shaunda.

Posted by: Christina de Valencia    Aug 20, 2011

I miss Daniel more than words can express. My heart aches every day.
I love him just like a son.
When I see the turquiose blue ocean, I think of his beautiful loving eyes and
him surfing a wave with such talent, grace.
When I feel the sunshine, I think of his warm, wonderful smile.
When I see a bird soaring or a dolphin swimming or I feel a warm breeze,
I feel Daniel's energy and spirit, so intensely.... :)
Daniel was a SUPER STAR in my

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Posted by: Antoinette Rummel - Cardiff, CA - Close Friend/ "Surrogate Mother"   Aug 19, 2011

dearest daniel, danno, boogies....
i will never ever forget you my little were such a fun kid to hang out with and made my entire house of kids laugh, dance and dream...i really don't remember you ever even crying, only laughing and playing and eating..snack time was your favorite and i will never forget you and your smile. shaunda and greg, even tho you had daniel for such a short time you were truly lucky to have had such an awesome BOY! i know we will all play again someday. love you danno...peggy and family

Posted by: peggy edwards - oceanside, CA - friend   Aug 18, 2011

My heart & prayers goes out to all of Daniel's family and wishing you God's comfort &strength & love each and everyday. Gregg and Shaunda I am so....very sorry for your precious loss of your beautiful son Daniel. I know your hearts must be so.... broken and hurting so..... terribly. My heart cries and aches for you and you will always be in my heart with much love and sympathy. Whenever you need a friend for anything I am always

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Posted by: Valerie Mahoney & My family - Cardiff/Encinintas, CA - friend   Aug 16, 2011

Shaunda and Greg, I can't even try to express enough my sorrow that I feel for you. My heart is aching so bad, I can't imagine how you must feel. Daniel was a true good soul. He didn't have a mean bone in his body and his smile, as you know, was enough to melt our hearts. I know my memories of his beautiful smile will warm my heart forever. I wish I could take away the pain you must

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Posted by: Deanna Russo - Cardiff, CA - Auntie   Aug 11, 2011

To my daughter Shaunda & Greg.
I've been very sad and heartbroken to realize that our dear Daniel has left us so soon in his very tender age. He was my youngest grandchild out of six and I had such high hopes that he would become a top salesman like his grandfather, Bill. I miss him so much and look for him walking his dog along the streets in Cardiff. I shall forever remember his shy way to talk and smile at me. I love him so much. Your Grandmother, Irene

Posted by: Irene Brummett - encinitas, CA - Grandmother   Aug 03, 2011

To the entire Sisson family, you are in our thoughts and prayers always. Greg and Shaunda, may you find peace in the knowing that your son was a beautiful gift that everyone got to share with you, even for the short time he was here. He will be in every sunset, every wave and every smiling face that you see. Peace and Love to you all......

Posted by: Liz and Mark Brolaski - Friend of Family   Jul 27, 2011