John Lloyd McDaniels (September 26, 1934 - October 10, 2012) was an American retired soldier. He was also Judith McDaniels' husband, Karen Salter's father and Ryan & Ana's grandpa. Ana loved him very much and posted pictures of him often.
He passed away on October 10, 2012 after a long battle with cancer, aged 78.
His daughter is Karen Salter. He first met Ana's grandmother when they were children because they lived in the same neighborhood. When they got older they started to date. John was enlisted in the military, and when he got back they got engaged and later married. They got married on July 22, 1955. He lived in Rushville.
Relationship with Ana
- He called Ariana bòidheach, which means beautiful in Scottish Gaelic, for her whole life.
- Ariana later got a tattoo with the word, bòidheach on it.
- John passed away on October 10, 2012.