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ACKERSON, Daniel Lee (aka Jonn Mick)
July 23, 1923 Inglewood, Ca. -
December 25, 2012 Vancouver, BC
Daniel Lee Ackerson, aka Jonn Mick, was raised in the Salinas Valley, served in the US Navy 1941- 1947, was stationed in the South Pacific on a mine sweeper during the war, then learned to fly in the Navy after the war; flying was the love of his life. As a bush pilot in the arctic and an international airline pilot he traveled the world. In his senior years, known by his nom de plume Jonn Mick, he was a philosopher, writer, computer tech and ballroom dancer. Survived by his wife Lu-An (m1952), his children Steve (Mary), Danaca (Harvey), Paul (Cheryl), grandchildren, Carla, Earl, Faroe, Skyler, Crey and Cheyeanne, his sisters, Joan Bozzo and Pauline Hillesheim of Gilroy Ca.; humorous, generous, always a gentleman, much loved; he will be missed. Our heartfelt thanks to all who so compassionately helped care for him.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Jan. 12, 2013
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