Danny Lee Ragon, age 74, of Sun City, AZ passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. \n\nA Funeral Service for family will be held Monday, February 27, 2023, at Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory in Wickenburg, AZ.\n\nDanny was born August 8, 1948, in Dubuque, IA, the son of Francis and Barbara (Taylor) Ragon. He grew up in East Dubuque, IL. He lived in Tennyson, WI, where he met his wife, Ann Kimmel. They then retired and moved to Arizona where they made many new friends and had a wonderful time.\n\nDanny served in the Navy Seabees during the Vietnam War designing and constructing bridges, roads, and bases. He spent his entire civilian career as a mechanical engineer at John Deere Dubuque Works. He had several patents and published technical papers. Danny was a committee member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Y14.5M Committee where he excelled at Dimensioning and Tolerancing so much that he was sought to teach at numerous companies worldwide.\n\nDanny enjoyed life and loved spending time with family and friends. Throughout his life, he enjoyed many things: camping, fishing, softball, coaching, racquetball, dancing, gardening, hunting, archery, geo tracking, motorcycling with the "Gang", RVing, off-roading in his jeep, building things in his shop, traveling, dining out and grilling. He was very generous and welcomed all.\n\nThose left to cherish Danny's memory include:\n\nhis wife, Ann\n\nMichelle (Keith) Rachow of Flower Mound, TX, and their children, Madeline and Will\n\nJennifer (Kevin) Nally of Tega Cay, SC, and their child, Jacob\n\nBryan Ragon of Charlotte, NC\n\nhis sister Sue (Jeff) Schmelzer of East Dubuque, IL\n\nStepchildren\n\nKathy Overstreet of Sun City AZ\n\nGreta Nelson (Jeff) of Bettendorf, IA, and their children, Hazel and Dillon \n\nEd Wheeler of Honolulu, HI\n\nHe was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Barbara Ragon.