Dear McNeal Family,

There is no greater tragedy than that of losing a loved one with so much life ahead of them. I hope and pray that your family may find solace in the knowledge that Dan is an inspiration to what seems to be everyone he ever met. He will continue giving to us all with that electric charm of his for a long time to come.

My experiences with him during and after high school have made me a richer person, and I can earnestly say that I am proud to have known him. Thank you for such a wonderful gift.

You are in our thoughts and prayers,

The LaVina Family

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