March 31, 1959 ~ January 12, 2012
Danielle Taska Xanthis
Born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia on 3/31/1959 to Jan and Marcela Tasky; Danielle departed this world on 1/12/2012 due to complications from cancer.
Danielle left her family and all she knew to escape communist Czechoslovakia and start a new life for herself and her future family here in the United States. In Czechoslovakia she was educated for a career in the hospitality industry, here in America she studied accounting and made that her career. Danielle touched many lives along her life's journey. Danielle always had a smile regardless of how she was feeling; she was the embodiment of true optimism. She will be remembered for her love of life, her kindness, generosity and courage. Danielle is survived by her husband Tony; her sons Daniel and Nicolas; her sister Evzenia; nieces Henka and Maca and grandniece Evelien.
Memorial services are scheduled for 2 pm on Saturday January 21, 2012 at Rice Mortuary 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance, California with a celebration of her life to follow at Zina's bar and restaurant located at 4525 Calle Mayor in Torrance, California.
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