Daniel Komarnicki
1926 - 2021
BORN
1926
DIED
2021
Daniel Komarnicki

St. Petersburg, FL - Daniel Komarnicki was born on August 24, 1926 and passed away in St. Petersburg, FL on April 29, 2021. Daniel was the first area director of Young Life in North Carolina. He started in Shelby in 1957 and moved to Greensboro in 1958. He served in the Pacific with the US Navy in World War II. He graduated from King's College in 1955 with a degree in psychology and theology. He earned a masters degree in religious studies from the Young Life Institute. His book, Teenagers Are People: A New Concept, highlighted his efforts to lead young men and women to Christ. In lieu of flowers , you may make contributions in Dan's name to www.David'sTableOnline.org



To plant trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published by Shelby Star from May 6 to May 9, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
No memorial events are currently scheduled.
To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one.
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
Add a Message


Not sure what to say?



10 Entries
Dan was my inspiration for volunteering as Young Life leader in Shelby for 30 years. Many Shelby teenagers were won to Christ through his Love.
Ron Austell
Friend
May 12, 2021
Dan was a huge influence in my life as my Young Leader in Greensboro.
Jim Van Hecke
May 9, 2021
Dan was a good guy!! he helped me and many others.
joe witherspoon
May 9, 2021
I remember Dan from Young Life in Greensboro in high school. Dan was a very charismatic, inspiring and caring individual to the high school students and Young Life. I have thought of him often. I am sure he led many a student to Christ. What a wonderful individual. Dan led by example just as Jesus did "I glorified you on earth by completing the work you gave me to do"(John17:4)
John Stanley
May 9, 2021
Please except my deepest sympathies as the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you be comforted by the loved ones and support of God.
Simone Taylor
May 9, 2021
It was my privilege and pleasure to meet Dan volunteering at Bay Pines VA Center. We formed a warm friendship sharing a love of books and history. He'll be missed.
Sandra Lindner
Friend
May 9, 2021
He was such a wonderful man, and we all loved Young Life; what a great influence he had on so many of us in Greensboro.

Donna Brannon Faulkner
Acquaintance
May 9, 2021
Dan was Young Life Director at RJR in 1964-65-my senior year. I was President of our club and later head of our YL Committee in Hickory as an adult. One of the most spiritually influential people in my life. Bless you, Dan
Jeff Mackie
May 9, 2021
Tommy, sorry to hear about your dad. Have many great memories from when your family lived in Greensboro. Also sorry to read of Danny's passing.
Chuck Shepherd
Friend
May 9, 2021
Komarnicki family, sorry to read of your loss. Grew up with Danny and Tommy in Woodmere Park in Greensboro 1960's. Still have a copy of Teenagers are People. Remember Dan as a great father and inspiration.
Chuck Shepherd
May 9, 2021
Showing 1 - 10 of 10 results