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Michael MacDowell | PASSAGES
Michael MacDowell, 68, of Bainbridge Island peacefully passed away on March 2, 2014.
He was born Feb. 16, 1946, in Seattle to Hugh and Shirley (Tomlinson) MacDowell.
After graduating from Bainbridge Island High School he went on to serve in the Air Force from 1964-1968, where he was stationed at Travis Air Force Base.
He met Linda Ashby and they married on April 12, 1968 in Sacramento, Calif.
Michael was the owner and operator of City Moving Systems, a United Van Line agency, and upon retirement he had more than 27 years of experience.
Additionally he was the manager of PRIM Laundry, a part of the family business.
He was a devoted member of the downtown Rotary Club #4 in Seattle, Seafair Commodores, as well as the board of directors for United Van Lines.
Michael loved to boat and had four boats of his own. He also had a passion for travel and he was always watching NASCAR Racing on TV.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his best friend and wife, Linda; daughter, Tracy (Ansara) Patterson of Poulsbo; sister, Tere Vanhulle of Quincy; and two granddaughters, 13-year-old Naya and 9-year-old Cayenne.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Heart Association.