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Danny Mansukhani, 75, of Valdosta, died suddenly on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at his residence. He was born in India, to a Hindu family, in the part of India that became Pakistan after the Great Partition. Danny, was one of seventeen siblings. Their family endured much, having to flee to Amritsar and then to Jaipur after the Partition. The Mansukhani family is now scattered all over the world. In the late 1960s, Danny was living in Hong Kong, when he decided to move to Atlanta. In Atlanta, he began his family and then moved to Valdosta in the mid 1970s. For several years after moving to Valdosta, Danny operated M&M Fashion Clothing Store in Downtown Valdosta. He then began a career in selling cars for Bosch -Olds, Buick, GMC, for several years. Following that, he then went out on his own by starting M&M Motors and operating it for several years. Danny held several other sales positions in several businesses throughout the years. Traveling was one of his favorite pastimes, as well as playing poker with friends. Danny never met a stranger, was always reaching out and was kind and generous to all. He loved people, food, cultures and adventures. He had been a member of Christ Episcopal Church for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Rainey Mansukhani of Valdosta; a daughter and son in law, Maya & Kyle McLane of Valdosta; a son, Shyam Mansukhani of Denver,CO; a son and daughter in law, Phillip & Kim Glenn of Rincon, GA and a son and his fiancée, Andy Mansukhani and Stephanie Hollembaek of Wake Forest, NC.; thirteen grandchildren, Kevin, Taylor, Maighan, Conner, Blake, Abby, Haley, Leslie, Canon, Isaac, Scotland, Eli and Anna Katharine. Also surviving are four great grandchildren, Shiloh, Daphne, Carlie, James as well as numerous brothers, sisters, nieces & nephews. He is preceded in death by the mother of his children, Ruth Thomas Mansukhani.

The funeral service for Danny will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Christ Episcopal with Reverend Dave Johnson officiating. The burial of the cremains will follow in the church urn garden. There will be a reception in the Parrish Hall following the service. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to
Christ Church Memorial Urn Garden. Condolences may be conveyed to the family on the obituary page of www.mclanecares.com Carson McLane Funeral Home.
Published on February 22, 2018
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