Michael Kevin Douglas passed away suddenly, yet peacefully, in his home on March 18, 2015. Born in Detroit, Michigan on October 13, 1962. He was a resident of Torrance, California and was the loving husband to Jackie, son of Bessie and the late Nathan, son-in-law to Teresa and the late Joe, and brother to Dennis, Gregory, Steven, Brian, and Norma. He will be sadly missed by aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers-in law, sisters-in law, nieces, nephews, and his beloved puppy, Matilda. Michael was a proud Marine Veteran, SpaceX employee, avid sports fan and traveler. Will be missed by his friends and extended family around the world.

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  1. Dear Jackie and the Douglas Family,
    My deepest sympathies to all of you. I will miss him. He was a wonderful man, so kind and warm. I will always see that big smile of his when I think of him.
    Kindest Regards and love to you all.
    Regan (Ruth) and Dan Tuisaula

  2. God Bless You Mike
    God Bless You and Your Family
    I used to walk with Mike to the bus stop after school at Cass Tech
    Great Guy
    God Bless You MIke

  3. I was a classmate from Cass Tech H.S. and want to express my sincere sympathy to his wife and family. You all will be in my prayers as I ask that God brings you comfort and strength to walk thru this painful and difficult time. God bless you.
    Hazel Braxton Owens
    Class of 1980 Cass Tech

  4. I was a classmate from Cass Tech High. I am so so sorry to hear of Michael’s passing. God is faithful and is a Comforter. I pray God’s mercy and comfort at this difficult time.

  5. I am a classmate from Cass Tech and wanted to say you and your family are in my prayers. I watched the tribute and I thought it was quite beautiful. May God bless you with his love and comfort during this time.

  6. Miss you Mike. Michigan is going undefeated this year and will beat the domers, spartans and buckeyes all for you. You’ll have the best seat in the house to watch Harbaugh bring us back to the Glory Days!

  7. I was a classmate from Cass Tech H. S. class of 1980. I pray God’s Love, Peace and Comfort fill your hearts. You have my sincere condolences during this difficult time.

  8. God bless you Mike, I worked with Mike at Boeing, He was my boss and my friend, May God be with you Jackie and the reset of the family, he will be missed.

  9. “Uncle Mike” will be missed more than you know. All our love to you, Jackie and Mike’s extended family.

  10. To the family of our classmate Michael Kevin Douglas we are
    sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace and comfort in the days ahead.
    With sincere condolences and heartfelt sympathy,
    Cass Tech Class of 1980

  11. My thoughts are with Michael and his family. I remember years ago when Michael began working at SpaceX. He had an awesome personality and we catchup at times when we would meet at the crosswalk to walk to the parking lot. Michael was a class act at SpaceX and will be missed greatly.

  12. My sympathies go out to Michael’s family and friends. What a very nice guy. Rest in peace my brother you will be truly missed.

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