Daniel Vu, Associate Director of Choral Music Enters Eternal Rest

Mr. Daniel Vu, an Orange Lutheran High School faculty member since 2008 entered eternal heaven suddenly on November 11, 2023. Dan was an integral part of Orange Lutheran High School serving especially in choral music and performing arts. He was loved by hundreds of students and shared his love of the Lord through his music with thousands of people.


Mr. Todd Eklund, Chief of School had this to say; “Dan exuded a genuine joy in his service to the Lord, and this was clearly evident in the relationships he built over time with students, alumni and co-workers. The Lord also gifted Dan in mighty ways through his ministry platform on campus. We cherished how each musical note soulfully poured out of him in directing, teaching, singing, and through the keys at his fingertips. The joy in his craft as an artist, compassionate personality, and humble service for others was deeply cherished and will truly be missed.”  


Principal, Mrs. Jasmine Anderson writes “Mr. Vu's love of music and for the Lord was infectious. He was an incredibly talented and gifted musician and teacher who made an impact on so many in the Orange Lutheran performing arts and community. With a generous heart of gold, Mr. Vu cared deeply about the people in his life and he never hesitated to put others before himself. His service to the Lord and sharing his love of music is what drove him, and his legacy will live on through the countless lives he poured into during his life.”


Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Dr. Mary Scott writes, “Dan Vu knew Jesus as his Savior. He used his significant gifts and skills to entertain people around the world and to the glory of God. He served faithfully at Orange Lutheran High School and in various churches and District events around Southern California. Dan was dearly loved by his colleagues in the Performing Arts and throughout the campus. “Vuuuu” was deeply loved by students and alumni as he pushed them toward excellence with a loving and cheerful attitude. His legacy will live on in the lives he has touched through generations.”  


Dan is survived by his parents, sister Christine, her husband Drew and niece affectionately known as Kiwi. Information on services is pending and will be announced when available.