McGUIGAN, Michael - Age 72, of the Town of Blue Mountains, Ontario, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2019.
Michael was born in Toronto to Thomas and Priscilla (Robitaille) McGuigan.
Michael was the second of three children.
He is remembered fondly by his older brother Thomas McGuigan of Barrie, Ontario and his younger sister Maureen McGuigan of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Michael earned a degree in Economics from York University. He had a successful career in telecommunications at Bell Canada.
His work at Bell Canada took him to Saudi Arabia for two years.
In retirement he was the much-loved bus driver Mike in the Town of Blue Mountains.
In May of 1981, he married the love of his life, Nancy Ardiel. Michael is survived by his daughter Caleigh of Calgary.
Michael is predeceased by his son Daniel. He will be missed by sister-in-law Sue Salter (Chris Roberts) and brother-in-law John Ardiel (Lynda).
Uncle Michael to Kristen Robb, Andrea van Vugt, Mark McGuigan, Greg and Liam Ardiel. Predeceased by his sister-in-law Ileana McGuigan and niece Tanya Heath.
Charitable donations in his honour can be given to the Trillium Gift of Life Network.
The family wishes to extend gratitude to the staff at the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital, including Dr. Marion Arthur and the Hannah Walker Place in Owen Sound.
Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life is planned for the spring. Details to follow.