CENTERBURG — Michael D. Gallagher, 52, of Centerburg. Mike’s long, valiant fight with cancer came to a close Oct. 13, 2010.
His playfulness and legendary story-telling lifted us all. His bright smile and gentleness warmed us. The unbelievable strength, candidness and great dignity portrayed by him throughout this ordeal will inspire us all forever.
Survived by his daughters, Gessica (R.T.) Rollins, Diane Gallagher, Victoria (Joseph) Linn and Michael Dennise Gallagher; grandchildren, Rex, Brooke, Isaac, Kayla and Kendal; parents, Sonja and Gerald Gallagher; grandmother, Elena DelCol; sister, Jay (Bill) Gallagher-Hohl; brother, Brian (Becky) Gallagher, and brother, David (Candi) Gallagher; many aunts, uncles, cousins and beloved friends.
Private memorial service plans TBD.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mike’s name to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.