Celebration of Life - Michael J. Keane
Green Valley, Arizona
November 12, 2022
7:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Michael (Mike) died peacefully with his wife and daughter by his side on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. He maintained a positive outlook throughout his journey, meeting each decision with confidence and eternal hope.
Born on October 3, 1964 in Butte, Montana, he lived in Sahuarita and Tucson Arizona, New Orleans Louisiana, and Huntsville Alabama. He graduated from University of Arizona in the College of Engineering - Aerospace and worked for many years on the Space Shuttle program supporting 76 of 80 launches, Ground Missile Defense, Iron Dome and many other valuable Missile Defense Agency (MDA) programs.
Mike is survived by his parents Louise and Joseph Keane of Sahuarita, Arizona, his wife Brenda and daughter Samantha (Chrys), Sister Melody (Dan) of Butte Montana, Brother Sean, three nephews - David, Owen and Duncan of Tucson, Arizona as well as Christy Lindley of Metairie, Louisiana who is part of our sizable extended family. Brother-in-law Ed (Tricia) Quick, Aunts, Uncles and numerous cousins and close friends. Mike was preceded in death by his Brother, Robert E. Keane.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life gathering on Monday, October 3rd at 3:30 p.m. The event is being held at the Drury Hotel 94 Wynn Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35805 (Exit 15 on I-565.) Please come as you are … as we are also celebrating Mike’s birthday! Come enjoy some light NOLA food and beverages and bring your stories and experiences as his friends and co-workers. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Clearview Cancer Institute’s (CCI) Russel Hill Cancer Foundation. The Foundation is a 501©3 nonprofit organization based in Huntsville, Alabama.The mission at Russel Hill is to aid in improving the lives of the North Alabama cancer community. Special thanks to CCI’s entire staff who worked tirelessly to find a solution; your love and support will never be forgotten by our family.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life gathering on Saturday, November 12th. Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church 8 am; 505 N La Canada Dr, Green Valley. Following Mass, there will be a breakfast gathering at the Desert Hills Center located at 2980 S. Camino del Sol, in Green Valley, Arizona approximately at 10 a.m.
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