1962 — 2023
Douglas E. Strickland, age 61, died September 9, 2023 after a fierce battle with Glioblastoma Multiforme. He was surrounded by his loving family, who cared for him at home during his time in hospice. Doug was a dedicated husband and loving father. He enjoyed spending time with his family, including yearly trips to Melbourne Beach, his home away from home, by the sea. Doug met his wife, Cathy, in high school, married in 1984 and would have celebrated 40 years of marriage February 29. Doug spent time in the U.S. Navy. He attended Mott Community College in Flint. Doug had a long career, 38 years working for Flint Coatings/Metokote/PPG Industries. For 30 years Doug enjoyed playing Fantasy...