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Michael Gould

Michael David Gould
Jan 9, 1954 - May 14, 2012
Resident of Soquel
Michael, aka "Miguel", passed away in the comfort of his home on May 14, 2012.
Michael was born in Pasadena, California to his predeceased parents, Charles Hamilton Gould and Evelyn Mae (Larson) Gould. He is survived by siblings, Connie (Weimar), Concord CA, Patricia (Allen), Orofino ID, Charles Gould, Guthrie OK, Gerald Gould, Atascadero CA, John Gould, Monrovia CA. He has a predeceased brother, William Gould. Michael is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews who all loved their "Uncle Mike". Miguel also leaves behind a dear friend of many years, Claire Allison, Aptos CA.
Michael grew up in Monrovia, CA where he attended Wildrose Elementary, Clifton Jr. High and Monrovia High School. He joined the U.S. Army as a teenager and served his country with pride. After he discharged from the Army he joined the Peace Corps and served in Guatemala for many years teaching the art of Landscaping to the Guatemalans. His Peace Corp family was so important to him and he cherished those friendships dearly.
Michael has lived in Santa Cruz for over 20 years and did what he loved doing#8230;working and teaching the art of Landscaping. Michael worked for Central Coast Landscaping Company in Soquel, California and his CCL family was so special to him for all those years. He enjoyed his time at "The Cube" with his local friends watching and listening to the Ocean sounds while enjoying a good "Beer".
Michael will be missed dearly by all those who knew him and were touched by his giggles and finger snap/hand slaps. In honor of Michael/Miguel we say#8230;. "GO GIANTS!"
If you would like offer condolences to Michael/Miguel's family, share your memories and light a candle in his memory please visit www.scmemorial.com
There are no services scheduled.

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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on May 23, 2012
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