Danny Lister

Daniel “Danny” Lee Lister, 34, died in the line of duty on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

He was born on March 18, 1984, in Easton, the son of Donna Jo Lister of Cordova and the late Thomas Michael Lister.

Danny graduated from Easton High School, Class of 2003, and Maryland Fire Rescue Institute and received various Fire and EMS Certifications.


Danny was a risk manager of Queen Anne’s County Department of Human Resources and Assistant Chief for Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company.

He was a member of Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company for 15 years, where he has held positions of Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief and Chief. He was currently Assistant Chief.

Danny is survived by his mother, Donna Jo Lister, of Cordova; brother, Michael Anthony Lister; his fiance, Lauren Baker, of Hillsboro; his son, Noah Michael Lister; grandparents: Marie and David Larimore; mother of Noah, Laura Fox; and his beloved pets, Gus, Patches and Oreo.


He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Michael Lister; and grandmother, Betty Lister.

A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, September 7, at the Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD, where the service will be held on Saturday, September 8 at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.