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The Michael Manley Foundation joins the Jamaica Observer in paying tribute to R Danny Williams for a life of dedicated service to every worthy cause within his compass. This giant of business, community, family and nation, who does not stand on ceremony and is the beloved "Danny" to Jamaicans of all ages, classes, races, denominations and political persuasions, thinks big, acts big, and is big.
A pioneer of native industry and commerce, as founder of Life of Jamaica, R Danny Williams was the dean of the indigenous Jamaican insurance industry. He has contributed his considerable business acumen, appetite for planning, resourcefulness, integrity and love of work to the success of a range of corporate bodies.
He was an early treasurer of the Michael Manley Foundation, which has benefited immeasurably from his masterful fund-raising skills, his sagacity in matters of finance and his formidable common sense and wisdom applied to every aspect of life and work.
Amazingly, he has managed to carve out time to devote to wide-ranging charitable service and has actually declared his love of begging for worthy causes.
We are pleased that our Danny has received fulsome recognition and expressions of gratitude in his lifetime, and we wholeheartedly join in the commendations.
Michael Manley Foundation
1a Hope Boulevard
R Danny Williams
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