Michael Stephen Dawson
1978 - 2020
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Michael Stephen Dawson

Michael Stephen Dawson, 41, died November 2, 2020 in Louisville, KY. Born December 1, 1978 in Rantoul, IL. Raised in Tempe, AZ, he graduated from McClintock HS in 1997, after which he enlisted in the Army achieving the rank of sergeant in the Airborne. He served 11 years including tours in Macedonia and Iraq. He became a chemical processor after returning to civilian life. Survived by parents Nancy (mother) and John Gwilliam, Stephen (father) and Nuria Dawson, son Luke, siblings James Dawson, Kelly (Gwilliam) Robles, Betsy (Gwilliam) Armstrong, Wiley Herman III, Amanda (Gwilliam) Phox and Laurel Gwilliam. Also cherished by a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended Norrid family members, and friends. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Mesa, AZ. December 5, 2020 @ 11am.

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Published in The Arizona Republic from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2020.
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November 21, 2020
Mike was an amazing friend Phil and I just loved him. He will be missed so much
Sherri Berger
November 18, 2020
Mike-you were such a sweetheart and I am so glad I had the privilege of calling you my friend.
November 17, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
November 17, 2020
RIP Mike you will be missed and fondly remembered.
Craig Rafferty
November 17, 2020
Oh Michael, you were a joy to know! Loving your son was your main priority, and Luke will know you through the memories of all that knew you!! God Bless you !! Love you, Aunt Laura abs Uncle Dan
Laura Miller
November 17, 2020
All our love and prayers.
Ali Hall
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