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Obituary for Danielle Degraff (Phillips)

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Danielle was born in Mt View California on Jan 10, 1945.
She was the baby of 5. She was homecoming queen and went on to become a very successful model. She had 1 daughter, Stacie Richardson, whom she called her masterpiece and referred to her as Sunny because she was the sunshine of her life. Danielle had a career in Silicon Valley as a successful manufacturing Buyer and changed careers later in life when she volunteered to do citizen patrol for police departments.
She loved all these Egyptian and was handpicked to perform in Eqypt belly dancing at age 58! She was wild, free spirited, naive , hilarious, trusting, kind, stubborn and clumsy, and was loved so much more than she was reminded. She is survived by 2 sisters Eva Debenedetti, 97 of San Jose and Bette Hallmark 94 of San Jose, her daughter Stacie, her son in law, who she adored, Jeremy Richardson of North Carolina and 3 grandchildren, Steven Yoho 25, Jaden Yoho 20 and Aniston Richardson 12 and 3 great grandchildren, Nixon, Brooklyn and the amazing Isla Bean!
All who wander are not lost, some are here to make us aware life is fun, short and the only way to love is without question and hard as possible. We love you Noni, your mouthiness is already missed!