MICHAEL EDWARD CURTIN
Michael Edward Curtin, 73 years old, died on January 10, 2013 in Naples, Florida. His life was marked by unwavering devotion and love to his wife and children, steadfast loyalty to his friends, true conviction to his ideals and untiring commitment to his work.
Michael was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and graduated from Cascia Hall before attending the University of Notre Dame
. He graduated from Notre Dame in 1961 with a BA in Businness Administration and was co-Captain of the Fencing Team. He received an MBA from Chicago Business School in 1965.
His career was concentrated in International Finance for several companies. Notably he was Executive Vice President of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. from 1981-1988. Throughout his life, he sustained an interest in developing markets, particularly in the role that business could play in bettering national economies and individual lives.
Michael was an early Peace Corps volunteer and part of the first group sent to Chile in 1961-1963. In his later years, he became a Knight of Malta and his charitable activities were concentrated on this association. He remained a loyal alumnus of Notre Dame and regularly traveled back to the University for class reunions, football games, Peace Corps reunions and other events.
Michael is survived by his wife, Anne O'Grady Curtin; his children, Victoria and her husband Henry, Theodore and his wife Pamela, Christianne and her husband Daniel and Susan and her husband Michael; his brother John D. Curtin and sister Margaret Curtin Hutchinson and their families; as well as his lively and lovely grandchildren: George, Elinor, Michael C., Daniel, Charles, Virginia, Michael J., Theodore and Theodora. He was pre-deceased by his parents Agnes Marie Curtin and John Dorian Curtin, his brother George M. Curtin and his grand-daughter Marie-Claire Curtin.
He was a good man. He led a good life. He will be terribly missed by those who knew him.