Daniel Johnston
1961 - 2019
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Daniel Johnston was a quirky singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas, who influenced many alternative music artists including Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo, and Tom Waits.

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Published in Boulder City Review on Sep. 11, 2019.
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November 14, 2019
God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's....My condolence...
October 21, 2019
Our hearts and prayers go out to the Johnston family. Please accept my condolences for your loss. May Mr. Johnston rest in peace.
HV
October 16, 2019
I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to the music industry. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of sorrow.
October 10, 2019
I didn't know him personally, but his music was like a ray of hope, and that's something we all need at times.
David Wright
Friend
October 5, 2019
Your music helped me through so many dark times. Daniel was a true artist who can never be replaced and I hope he knew that.
Skyler Sievers
September 25, 2019
In your art you could convey no less than absolute beauty-the absorption and swelling of love, the purpose of having a life at all. Thanks Big Band Danny
Ps sorry for your pains
Michel Better
Student
September 21, 2019
May you spend time in heaven with your heroes.
Joe C
Friend
September 21, 2019
Thinking of Dan and his family on the eve of his burial...
With love,
"Gina, from California"
Gina Miller
Friend
September 20, 2019
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
September 17, 2019
You were one of God's favorites and will be missed.
Dan
September 17, 2019
Your music meant a lot to me and so many others. May God bless you Daniel.
ed
September 16, 2019
Thank you Daniel for such beautiful music. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this extremely difficult time.
September 16, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
September 15, 2019
Sincere condolences to the Johnston Family, May your hearts and lives be blessed with peace, strength and love as you cope with the loss in your life.
BRY
September 13, 2019
So glad I finally got to see you a few months ago in Somerville Ma. An inspiration. Thank you.
Kalimba
September 13, 2019
He was such a brilliant writer. May the family be comforted in their time of grief.
Lea Lee
September 13, 2019
With much love and understanding of your being, we are so alike and Im proud of it, cursed and blessed and nobody understands us but GOD..
Bert Petrelli
Friend
September 13, 2019
Your presence on this earth was a blessing to so many.. Canada gives you a shout out.. Take care dear friend..you had boldness of heart ❤.. True love will find you in the end.. You'll find out just who was your friend..Don't be sad... I know you will.. But don't give up until you do... Thank you for all your words of blessings.. I live my broken dreams..blessed are the poor in spirit. Amen.. your friend, Kathy..Vancouver, B.C.
Kathleen Mentzos
September 12, 2019
Thanks for the tunes. You mattered.
You made a difference.
Godspeed.
Pete Riphahn
September 12, 2019
Valenda NEWELL
September 12, 2019
Rest in Peace, you will be missed.
blas hernandez
Friend
September 12, 2019
I sure miss you
Logan T
September 12, 2019
Ann Stokman
September 12, 2019
My condolences to the family and friends.
September 11, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family during this difficult time.
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