Donna Rae Wood passed away at 6:30 a.m. on April 20, 2013 at the age of 67 after a valiant 5 year battle with ovarian cancer. Donna was predeceased by her father Charles Spencer Daniels. Donna is lovingly remembered by her mother Maxine Daniels, her son Kevin Eugene Wood, her family and all of her many friends. Donna was raised in Woodbury, Connecticut. She graduated from Woodbury High School in 1963 and went on to earn an AA Degree from Chandler College in Boston. In 1965 she moved to Torrance and began a successful career with Northrop Grumman Aerospace Corp. in Contracts and retired 35 years later as a Program Manager. Donna's passion in life was her son Kevin and his pursuit of music. A Celebration of Life will be held at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA on Tuesday, April 30th at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in the family plot in Woodbury, CT. In lieu of flowers, Donna requested donations be made to Ovarian Cancer Research, American Cancer Society, 836 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA, 90613.

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  1. Our friendship was a short one, but boy did we have fun being the “mamas and the papas” as you called us. Thank you for the great memories. I will cherish them. Kevin and mom so sorry for your loss. Blessings to all. Silvia Rodriguez

  2. May the hearer of prayer continue to strengthen your heart and soothe your soul during this most difficult time.Lean on one another as the days ahead becomes to hard to bear alone.Share your memories they will be a source of comfort that can help you to cope and grant you peace.

  3. To Maxine and Kevin, sorry to hear of your loss, Donna was a wonderful person and will be missed by all who knew her. Deepest sympathy. Barbara Thomas

  4. We live just two houses down from Donna and we shall always remember her smile and kind words as we admired each other€™s gardens. We shall miss her but she lives on in our hearts. Our deepest sympathy goes out to her son and family. Sincerely, Ivy and Steven

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