Supervisors adjourn meeting in memory of Ross Daily
Last updated 10/23/2008 at Noon
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors adjourned their September 16 meeting in memory of Ross Daily, who passed away August 7 at the age of 92.
“Ross Daily was a true patriot,” said Supervisor Bill Horn, who read the adjournment in memory. “He was a loved and generous man.”
Daily, the third of 11 children, was born on October 17, 1915, in New Hampton, MO. He moved to Los Angeles in 1936 and married his first wife, Helen, in 1937.
Shortly after the beginning of World War II, Daily invented a machine in his garage to sharpen saws for airplanes. Because of the value of his servic...