October 13, 2010
Michael D. Gallagher, age 52, of Centerburg, OH. Mike’s long, valiant fight with cancer came to a close 10/13/10. His playfulness & legendary story-telling lifted us all. His bright smile & 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, Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050.