Katherine "Cappy" Harper Danielson

October 28, 1939 ~ March 23, 2020



Katherine “Cappy” Harper Danielson of Butler, Pennsylvania died peacefully on March 23rd, 2020 surrounded by her family following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

She was born October 28, 1939 in East Orange, New Jersey, to Fred and Annette Harper whom preceded her in death.

Cappy is survived by her three children, Holly (Jay) Miller of Sewickley; Amy (William) Reik of Sarasota, Florida; and David (Amy) Cook of Hampton. She is also survived by her ten grandchildren; James (Lauren), Tyler, Duncan, Chadwick, Haley, Trey, Chase, Harper, Allison, Megan; three great-grandchildren Mason, Weston, and Hudson; and the-one-and-only Michael “Mickey” Haley. Later in life, Cappy enjoyed an adoring partnership with Tom Smith and his loving family, son Tommy, daughter Jayne, and grandchildren Macie and Braden.

Cappy lived a full life actively working until she was 78 years young and will miss her many friends in real estate and interior design in the region. Those who knew her well know Cappy’s legacy is marked by her immense heart for those in need and endless compassion for her friends and family. Cappy was an avid golfer and enjoyed her regular Tuesday’s at Two gatherings, playing bridge, travel, and of course her favorite food - bacon! Cappy was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church in Butler, an 18 year member of Butler Elk’s Lodge, proud member of the Non-Member Club, former member of the Butler Country Club and could often be seen at various Shrine dinners and dances around town.

The family will plan a memorial service and celebration of life at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Cappy’s memory to support patient care at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at 412-623-4700 or to the Shriners Hospitals for Children - Erie, 1645 W. 8th Street Erie, PA 16505.



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