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In Memory of

Danilo P. Ortega

December 19, 1963 - September 11, 2017

Obituary


Danilo Porquez Ortega, RN-CCRN, age 53, of Knoxville, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 following a long illness. Danilo was a very talented, caring, and compassionate nurse who fought for nurse and patient advocacy. He had a long and accomplished career as a critical care registered nurse, specializing in open heart recovery. Danilo was a lifelong Catholic. Preceded in death by his father, Dr. Rafael Ortega. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Ortega; sons, Rafael Ortega, Taz Scott, Ryker Scott; daughter, Isabella Scott; mother, Dr. Amparo Ortega; sister and brother-in-law, Anna Ortega-Broughton and...

Danilo Porquez Ortega, RN-CCRN, age 53, of Knoxville, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017 following a long illness. Danilo was a very talented, caring, and compassionate nurse who fought for nurse and patient advocacy. He had a long and accomplished career as a critical care registered nurse, specializing in open heart recovery. Danilo was a lifelong Catholic. Preceded in death by his father, Dr. Rafael Ortega. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie Ortega; sons, Rafael Ortega, Taz Scott, Ryker Scott; daughter, Isabella Scott; mother, Dr. Amparo Ortega; sister and brother-in-law, Anna Ortega-Broughton and Scott Broughton and niece, Gisele Broughton. The family will receive friends from 5-7pm, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 Adair Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918. The funeral mass will be held at 10am, Thursday, September 14th at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, on Vine Street, Knoxville, TN. Interment will follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.berrylynnhurst.com