Daniel Joseph Olsen

1989 ~ 2020


Sept. 13, 2020
9:00 AM
Storm Mountain Amphitheater (3 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon).

Daniel Joseph Olsen

Our beloved son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend passed away unexpectedly on September 3, 2020 in a single car auto accident.
He was born on November 20, 1989 in Salt Lake City to David J & Kathryn Olsen. Our little redhead was such a bright edition to our blended family. His smiles and laughter brought so much joy to everyone he came in contact with.

At age 12 he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease which he battled the rest of his life with dignity. He took care of his body and soul through yoga, positive energies and trying to eat healthy. He did love a good steak and spicy food. He loved hiking, nature, and the energy of the mountains. He was very tech savvy and loved gaming with his family and friends.

Danny landed a great job driving and delivering for UPS which he was very successful with.

He is survived by his parents Dave & Kathy, siblings Leslie & Hans, Lisa & Mac, Michael & Natalie, Tyler, Andrew, Brian, Heather, Emily, Lisa, Katie and Megan. His niece Katelyn, and nephews Taylor, Braden, Max, Jack, Isaac, Henry, and Charlie whom he loved so dearly, and cousins. His uncle Mark, Aunt Barbara and Aunt Bonnie, and Uncle Gordon & Aunt Sandy Denison. Preceded in death by both sets of grandparents.
Our hearts are broken but our memories are forever.
We love you Danny.
Until we meet again.

Please join us in celebrating the life of our dear brother, son, and friend, Daniel Olsen, on Sunday, September 13, 2020, from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Storm Mountain Amphitheater (3 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon).

Following brief remarks from his family, we will have an open house, during which we would love everyone to share stories and thoughts about Danny. Some light "Danny-esque" snacks will be served while we enjoy his favorite songs and reminisce on the good times, we shared with him. Danny loved his connections, his friends, his family, and of course parties. He wasn't a fan of funerals.... So, let’s send him off with love and laughter!

Parking in the venue is limited. We ask that all our able-bodied friends and family park on the canyon road in front and across the street so that those who need a little help can use the closer parking spots.

We have plenty of space up there to be close but also to be physically distant. We look forward to seeing everyone!


Dear Dave and Kathy,
We are so saddened by the death of your son, Danny. We hope the many memories you have and cherish will help you through this tough time. We pray for our Heavenly Father to comfort you and bring you peace as you start to put your lives back together without the presence of someone you love dearly. Please lean on those around you that care for you and want to help.
Sending love and prayers,
Bruce and Marcia Craven

- Bruce and Marcia Craven

My heart is broken for your loss; thank Heavens we know you'll see him again. Love and prayers to comfort you.

- Pamela Clark