Michael MaGee

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MICHAEL MAGEE
February 11, 1951 ˜ January 30,2019

Mike left this earth at the age of 67 on January 30th, 2019 at his home in Vancouver, Washington. He was the son of the late Margery McGuire Magee and Thomas J. Magee of Portland, Oregon.
Mike graduated in 1969 from Jesuit High School in Beaverton, Oregon. He attended the University of California in San Francisco, showing talent as a crew member racing boats on San Francisco Bay. Mike raced competitions throughout the world, including the legendary 1979 Fastnet race, as captain of the maxi-yacht “Boomerang”.
He settled in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and worked in the yachting industry before returning to Portland, Oregon. He served as the company captain and project manager for Christensen Shipyards, in Vancouver.
“Some time at eve when the tide is low, I shall slip my mooring and sail away...” - Elizabeth Clark Hardy
Mike is survived by his 4 sisters and 6 nieces and nephews.
There are no services planned at this time.
Arrangements by Attrell’s Sherwood Funeral Chapel.
Please share your thoughts and fond memories with his family at Attrells.com and www.columbian.com/obits
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Attrell's Sherwood Funeral Chapel
16195 SW First Street
Sherwood, OR 97140
(503) 625-6515
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Published in The Columbian on Mar. 3, 2019
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