Rob Danielson – In Memoriam. Robert William Danielson, 54, died May 20, 2005, in California after a 12- year battle with GIST. A resident of Santa Clarita, Calif., he was born on Sept. 29, 1950, in St. Louis, Mo. He was a diesel mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Danielson; three daughters, Ivy, Ciara and Briana; a son, Ryan; his mother, Ethel Danielson, and a brother, Fred (Sylvia) Danielson.