Perry Cliffe Daniels ’52

Perry Cliffe Daniels ’52 of 105 Cornelius Rd., died on January 26, 2007. He had suffered a stroke five days earlier. He will be remembered as a great music teacher, a beautiful singer, and a man with a wonderful sense of humor. He earned his undergraduate degree at Davidson and his master’s and doctorate at the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor. He was a retired professor from Converse College where he taught voice for twenty-nine years. He conducted the Spartanburg Symphony Chorus and the St. Johns Lutheran Church choir. He taught and performed at Brevard Music Center for seventeen years and sang in numerous productions at the Charlotte Opera. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army and an avid jogger. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis McFarland Daniels, 105 Cornelius Rd., Spartanburg, S.C. 29401; two sons, Michael Phillip Daniels and wife Kathy of Chesapeake, Va., and David Carlton Daniels of Silver Spring, Md.; a sister, Margaret Moore of Charlotte, N.C. and Joseph Daniels of Conway, S.C.; two granddaughters, Eva and Lily Daniels.