Jeffrey
Jeffrey Marcus Daley On April 15, 2006, we lost our beloved Jeffrey in a tragic accident. A lifetime resident of Torrance, he was born on October 8, 1980. Jeffrey was loved by all who knew him, and was fortunate to have a great group of lifelong friends. Pursuing his long time dream of a career in law enforcement, he was studying criminal justice at El Camino College and was employed by the Southern California Gas Company. Always confident, Jeffrey could fix anything that was broken and break anything that was fixed. Jeffrey would never turn down a challenge; school, soccer, pool, motor sports, he loved them all. Last one at the card table and the first one at the finish line. His motto, "I got this!" Jeffrey is the beloved son of Mike and Mary Kay Daley, devoted brother to Christopher and Colleen and loving uncle to Riley. He leaves behind the love of his life, Heather Birken. He will always be in the hearts of grandparents Michael R. O'Sullivan and Joyce Temple as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He recently lost his loving grandmother Mary Ann O'Sullivan and great-grandmother Nana Minnie Rooks. Viewing will be at Rice Mortuary (5310 Torrance Blvd, Torrance) on Friday, April 21, 2006 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. A celebration of Jeffrey's life will be held at Hickory Park (2850 W. 232nd Street, Torrance) on Saturday, April 22, 2006 at 11:00 AM. Reception will follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Torrance Memorial Hospital Emergency Room building fund. (310) 325-9110

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  1. Mary Kay, I am so sorry to hear about Jeffrey! I have fond memories of him as a Preppy in my class so many years ago at Arnold School. I just read his end of the year letter. He liked EVERYTHING…the hamster, making his body, blocks and McDonalds. What a cutie! May God uphold you through this difficult season. Therese Manning

  2. Mary Kay & family…I didn’t know your son, but I knew you through PTA. My heart goes out to you & your family. Sincerely, Lois

  3. I am greatly affected by this loss as Jeff was such a genuine young man, someone who never failed to make my day pleasant.In high school he was the kind of kid who made it all worth while.

  4. Daley Family, Although I no longer live in Torrance, news spread quickly about Jeff… it just goes to show that he was loved by all and many people care about him and your family. Just know that along with Jeff, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. i have never had to write one of these before and i cant belive i am doing it for “daley”. we had such a good time growing up, and going from soccer tournament to soccer tournament. most of the time just to watch are sisters play. we spent some great time together driving remote control cars at the track (i belive the strawberry cup)while are sisters played. other times it was inbetween games of are own. i didnt even have a car of my own, but it was still so rad to watch jeff sit there and work on his and then take it for a spin. he loved to drive that car so much that i rarly was able to try. but thats ok. he enjoyed it that much. doing canon balls into the hotel swimming pools was also a great time. i am going to miss seeing jeffs huge laugh that was always on his face. he was one of the funniest people i know. you will truely be missed jeff. and to Mary Kay, Mike, Chris, Coco, and Riley- i have no words that can really help at a time like this. but i do want to say my heart goes out to you all.

  6. TO THE DALEY FAMILY, JEFF IS A GREAT GUY AND ALWAYS ON THE GO….MY MEMORY WAS THAT,WATCHIN JEFF GROW UP AND HIS DAD WAS THE PRESIDENT OF THE AYSO, JEFF WAS THE FIRST KID I KNOW THAT HAD A POWER SCOOTER…HE WOULD RIDE AROUND COLUMBIA PARK FROM FIELS 1 TO 4 OR TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PLAYGROUND….IF YOU DIDNT KNOW WHERE JEFF WAS BUT U CAN HEAR THAT POWER SCOOTER FROM MILES AWAY AND U KNEW IT WAS JEFF RIDENG AROUND THE PARK…..THATS MY MEMORY MOMENT ABOUT JEFF….REST IN PEACE AND MAKE SURE U HAVE THAT SCOOTER IN HEAVEN MY LITTLE BRUDAH CUZZ U CAN GO FROM CLOUDS TO CLOUDS AND DRIVE THE BIG MAN UP STAIRS…HAHAHA…SORRY FOR UR LOST MARY AND MIKE AND THE WHOLE DALEY FAMILY…..FROM JOHN MOEGA AND MY BOYS CODY AND JORDAN

  7. DEAR MARY KAY AND FAMILY MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL. AS A MOTHER WHO IS ACTIVE IN THERE KIDS LIFE, ITS SO HARD TO SAY GOOD-BYE. JUST KNOW THAT JEFFERY KNEW HOW MUCH YOU LOVED AND CARED FOR HIM.HE WILL ALWAYS HAVE A LIGHT IN YOUR HEART. AND HE CAN KEEP HIS GRANDMOTHER COMPANY(SMILE). JUST TAKE THINGS SLOW AND HAVE A CUP OF TEA AND REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES. YOU WILL MEET AGAIN. I’M A PHONE CALL AWAY AND UP ALL NIGHT IF YOU NEED SOMEONE TO LISTEN FRIEND ALWAYS DENISE,CHET,TEAURRON

  8. marykay and family, i remember when jef came to my house to look at my 67malibu in 2000 and all i remember him saying was how big of an engine he could put in it so it would go fast and i just laughed because i couldnt even get it to start(hahaha). he is now your familys new shadow and is making his grandmas laugh again. marykay we love and miss at tmmc ‘er’,please now that now and forever. god bless…

  9. Mary Kay and the entire Daley Family There are no appropriate words to express the sorrow you must feel in losing a loved one, particularly a child. Take comfort in your family and friends and know he is in a much better place. Your friends, Kathy Campbell Herr Jodi Lawrence

  10. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We knew Jeffrey through Heather (my cousin) and he was an amazing young man. My family and I send our deepest sympathy.

  11. Mike, Mary Kay, Chris and Colleen, I am very sorry to hear about Jeffrey. I believe he is in a better place. My prayers will be with you. Your friend, Dave

  12. I hadn’t seen Jeff in the longest time, since we didn’t end up going to the same high schools, but I’ve never forgotten the little boy who used to tease me at Coco’s soccer games and call me ‘gopher’. I always enjoyed his company on those road trips. He will be missed, but the memories remain.

  13. To The Daley Family, Words cannot express our sorrow on hearing of Jeff’s passing. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. I think you remember that we are Jeff Baldwin’s parents. We moved last year to St. George, Utah, but Jeff is still living there, in Lawndale. We can still remember our two little boys playing together and dressing up for Halloween. Jeff B. truly thought the world of Jeff D. We always enjoyed having Jeff D. in our home. He always had us laughing. We thank God that we were priviledged to know Jeff and were able to have him in our lives for a while. We will always remember him with the fondest of memories. May God bless all of you and comfort you as only He can. All our love, Steve and Debi

  14. Mary Kay/ Daley Family~ I am so sorry about your loss. I haven’t seen Jeff since we were yayyyy big, but interesting enough he was brought up in a conversation with a friend about a week ago. Of course, I saw him on my friends myspace friends list and I immediately thought about the many memories playing soccer together on the same team-the SILVER BULLETS. The Brown family gives condolences to your family during this difficult time.

  15. Dear Mike and Mary Kay, We would like to express to you our sincerest condolences at the loss of Jeffrey. We know there are no words to ease the pain, but we would like you to to know that we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Very sincerely, Jack and Nancy Clarke

  16. Mike and Mary Kay, I am very sorry to hear about your lost, Jeffrey was such a special boy. I will never forget going over to your home and Jeffrey always working on something. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family.

  17. MaryKay and Family, My heart aches for you, it’s too soon for Jeff to be taken as an angel, but that’s exactly what he is now and is watching over his loving family . MaryKay you always open up your home and are so giving and now please allow us “all your friends” to be there for you and help you in this difficult time. There are no words, but just know that we are here for you. God bless you .

  18. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your loved ones. I know its very hard to lose a child, but the memories of Jeffrey will live on forever. With love and deepest sympathy, Sivan & Bob Hose and Family.

  19. I am so sorry for your loss – what a terrible tragedy. I send my deepest heartfelt condolences to all of you. Jeff was a great kid and I enjoyed the moments we spent together – even the ones when he was sent to my office for something. I hope that knowing others care so much makes this time of mourning a little easier. God bless.

  20. To the Daley Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I still can’t believe that Jeff is gone. I have so many memories of Jeff and I growing up. I remember hanging out with him in the tree house and playing soldier. I remember all the trouble we would get into, but then again we weren’t having fun unless we were causing trouble. I remember him and I riding a tandem bicycle all the way from LA to San Diego. I think we were laughing the entire way there. Jeff and I shared alot of memories of when we were younger. We had so much fun when we were little. I don’t know what to say to help comfort you in this time, other than to let you know that I pray for you all and that I will never forget Jeff and the memories that we shared.

  21. I wish I had the words to let you know how sorry I am for your loss. We are never ready to loose a child I hope you know my prayers, my heart and faith is with you. If I can do anything for you I hope you know Im here for you & your family. Always Maria Elena

  22. Dear Mike and family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Jeffrey. His spirit will be with you as well as the wonderful memories. One day you will meet up with him again. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Again, I am so saddened to hear about your loss.

  23. Daley Family, I’m sorry for your loss. When I got the news this morning, I was in disbelief. I remember the last time I saw Jeff, it was the summer of 2001 in Manhattan Beach, we said hi, how are you, how is life. I remember when he would go up and down the street making a lot of noise with his scooter thing, I would curse him out in my head because I couldn’t hear the t.v. Now he’s up there making more noise than before I’m sure. With love, Sylvie A-Haja

  24. Dear Daley Family, I’m very sorry about the loss of Jeffrey. I remember playing basketball w/Chris, Jeffrey, and Collen (coco) on the block and have some very fond memories. I will cherish them. Please let Chris and Collen know I’m thinking of them and my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your Family.

  25. To the Daley family your family will be in my prayers i am sorry for your loss Jeff was a good guy all around and he will be missed buy all his friends.

  26. Dear Daley Family, It’s been a while since we’ve spoken, but the devastating news has shocked our family to the core. I know we can’t truly understand or fully comprehend the loss to your family, the loss of a son and brother, but know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We will always remember Jeff as a fun-loving, kind hearted person (a true Daley!!)

  27. I first meet jeffrey at napa auto parts it was an Honor for me to know jeff and work with him he was the type of person that would always put a smile on your face. Jeffrey,Mario,Ivan,Gus,and Lyle That was our little crew. I remember jeffrey always talking about how fast his SS Chevell was so one day i called him on it so we set a date to run my Z28 against his SS. Well to make a long story short i lost with jeff driving backwards smiling giving me the finger. I will always remember that day. you will be truely mist jeff. Mario Chavalier

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