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Daniel

Shared by Sandy Hughes on March 26, 2021
I was driving on my way to a site yesterday when this song came onto my playlist.

The real sorrow here is not for Daniel who lived a full life but for his wife Sue who he clearly loved dearly his children who were so precious to him and who won't get more time to build memories with their father.  His work colleges and the dealer network who will need to make do without his wisdom and guidance. And for all who called him a friend who no longer have his warmth of character to comfort them.  

A mark of a great man is the loss we are all feeling so deeply, rest in peace Daniel. 
Our hearts go out to all that loved you

Daniel Sir Elton John

Lyrics
Daniel is traveling tonight on a plane
I can see the red tail lights heading for Spain
And I can see Daniel waving goodbye
Oh it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes
They say Spain is pretty though I've never been
And Daniel says it's the best place that he's ever seen
He should know, he's been there enough
Oh I miss Daniel, oh I miss him so much, oh
Daniel my brother you are older than me
Do you still feel the pain of the scars that won't heal?
Your eyes have died but you see more than I
Daniel you're a star in the face of the sky
Oh Daniel my brother you are older than me
Do you still feel the pain of the scars that won't heal?
Your eyes have died but you see more than I
Daniel you're a star in the face of the sky
Daniel is traveling tonight on a plane
And I can see the red tail lights heading for Spain
And I can see Daniel waving goodbye
Oh it looks like Daniel, it must be the clouds in my eyes
Oh God it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Elton John / Bernie Taupin / Vladimir Cort
Daniel lyrics © Dick James Music Ltd.
Rob and Sandy Hughes 

Our first meeting of Daniel

Shared by Susanne Brown on March 24, 2021
It was at our first Pioneer Water Tank Conference which was held in Tanunda SA in 2015 that we meet Daniel.  As were new distributors on the block, we had the privilege of meeting Daniel. The very Initial introduction was, shit, he seems like a nice bloke and easy to talk too as he’d made us feel very welcome.  But being a General Manager (with respect) it’s not usual you hear this within a work place,,, but it was on a personal and work basis.  
We found this out a little later in the evening when we had all knocked off our duties and headed back to ‘someone’s’ room… Wow, we thought, being a part of this Pioneer Crew is right up our alley.  I think we’d all forgotten what we’d learnt that day!!  Then, Daniel along with a lot of other distributors, resided back in our room.  After kicking Daniel and others OUT at a time we do not remember, we assume he had a good night sleep.   
Then our last Conference with Daniel was in Wollongong 2019 (pre Covid) ( I recall  was where he went to College & grew up ?) stopped the mini bus to buy a carton of beer to share with everyone for the trip to the Accommodation Rooms.  We thought,,, really!! What GM does that – Daniel does.
When speaking with Daniel, no matter what the call was about, he asked ‘has Peter got a joke for me?’ which he obviously enjoyed a good time.
We didn’t have the opportunity to know him well like most others but to us, he was generally a great fella.  He was so genuine and approachable and was on the same level every time no matter what the situation was.
RIP Daniel, you will be sadly missed. And never forgotten.
Sue & Peter Brown
NARACOORTE

Daniel Wyatt - The Man, The Legend, The Superman.

Shared by Harshil Patel on March 24, 2021
“What would Daniel do if he’d be challenged with the same issue” is a question; I often ask myself when faced with difficult work tasks.

Authentic, Ethical, Inspirational, Adaptive, Resilient, Exemplary, Compassionate, Just, Optimistic, Visionary. A man cannot be all and more – it is impossible. For a large part of my life, I thought Kal-El was one and only superman, the world had. I, certainly, was wrong.

Daniel was a true personification of the “upwards and onwards” school of thought. Despite all the noise around him, he was able to help people bring the best out in themselves.

My education from him feels incomplete. May be we never say good-bye to great mentors? May be the guidance, as it slips into our heads never leave. May be his mentorship does not end here. May be what he has given to me is the opportunity to reflect and be worthy of his investment.

Retirement will mean a big shift in Daniel’s life, of not having meetings or teammates around him or the chance to compete again. God, though, must be delighted to have him back as a help, for he needs to create many more like Daniel.

Some are born to greatness. Daniel acquired it. In some ways, that is the greater achievement.

When I retire, I will proudly tell my kids, I once served a superman.

My mentor is not gone, he is simply watching over from a higher place.



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