Michael David Rushford, age 48, of Vermontville, died Wednesday Could 26, 2021, at Albany Medical Heart.
Michael was born in Newport, Rhode Island, on Dec. 31, 1972, the son of Roy and Karen Rushford. He excelled in class sports activities, particularly soccer, wrestling and pole vaulting. He gained a number of all-state awards, set many data and was inducted to the Chariho Excessive College sports activities corridor of fame for observe and subject and wrestling. After highschool, he married and had a daughter. He labored as a carpenter and later ran his personal contracting firm. Mike lived in Rhode Island till 2006, when he determined to take a stroll to seek out one other residence. Taking a look at a map, he determined the geography of the Adirondacks was the most effective place to be. His journey led to Saranac Lake the place he met Sarah the next yr. They loved a few years of tenting, touring, dwelling off-grid and homesteading earlier than welcoming their daughter Erica. Mike was extremely happy with each his daughters.
Michael is survived by his companion of 14 years, Sarah Humphreys, and their daughter Erica Rushford of Vermontville; his eldest daughter Danielle Rushford of New York and her kids Jameson and Maxine Martinko; sister Deanne Ducette of Richmond, Rhode Island; niece Leah Ducette of Richmnd, Rhode Island; nephew Todd Ducette of Newport, Rhode Island; and oldsters Roy and Karen Rushford of Richmond, Rhode Island.
Mike was preceded in dying by his uncle Ralph DeCamp, his companion of 10 years, Joanne, and his ex-wife Pam.
Funeral preparations are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Residence, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake. A graveside funeral service will probably be held at Union Cemetery in Vermontville on Sunday, June 6 at 1 p.m., adopted by a reception at his residence close by. Household and buddies can view images, share their reminiscences, and signal the net guestbook at www.fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com