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Donald J. McGuire

Died: Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Detroit resident Donald J. McGuire, 72, died on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, at Bon Secours Hospital.

Born in Detroit in 1931, Mr. McGuire earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Detroit in 1957 and his master's degree in American history from Wayne State University in 1964.

He was a history teacher at Denby High School in the Detroit Public School System until his retirement.

Mr. McGuire was an avid Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings fan. He enjoyed storytelling, and reading to and spending time with his granddaughter.

He is survived by his children, Regina and Matthew; his granddaughter, Sophia Catherine DeLoera; his siblings, John, Olivia, Betty (Bob) Keusch, Regina (Ray) Mackin, Helen Gillette, Meggie (Jim) Carroll, Frank (Sonja) and Joann (Frank) Ludwig; 37 nieces and nephews; and numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 18, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Grosse Pointe Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross, southeastern Michigan chapter, 100 Mack, P.O. Box 44110, Detroit, MI 48244-0110.
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