On July 2, 2005 Neil Danehy died suddenly from a fatal heart attack, just two weeks after his 50th birthday. His wife and daughters lost a kind and loving husband and father, and the community lost a tireless volunteer.
Because Neil touched so many people through his years of community and church involvement, the Neil Danehy Heart Foundation was formed to educate the community about heart-related illnesses. Every dollar raised through the Foundation stays in the Tri-Cities area. From educational seminars, free to the public CPR classes, to the purchase of portable defibrillators to be placed in public venues - every effort focuses on the heart health of those in this region.