Michael Santee
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Santee, Michael
Michael Santee, age 36, of Chandler, Arizona passed away on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 unexpectedly from a stroke caused by an undiagnosed brain tumor. Michael is survived by his mother, Alice Santee and his father, Mark Santee and stepmother, Betty Santee, his brother, Mark Santee Jr., and nieces: Amber Lee, Alisha, and Ashley, as well as his aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was a graduate of Arizona State University in Economics, and a graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management in Finance. He enjoyed playing football during his high school years at Brophy College Preparatory until he graduated in 1997. During his years at Thunderbird, he became a dedicated and passionate rugby player for the school's club team and went on to join the Camelback Rugby Football Club. Michael was also a former firefighter of the 777 Handcrew out of Boulder City, Nevada - Lake Mead National Park. He spent his life being a 'man for others' through his commitment to family, friends and faith. A Memorial Mass will take place at Brophy College Preparatory Chapel, 4701 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at noon. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.

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Published in The Arizona Republic from Apr. 12 to Apr. 15, 2015.
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April 20, 2015
Santee it was a pleasure to have played rugby with you at Camelback and also meeting you brother. God be with you til we meet again.
Timo Ulima
April 17, 2015
We've lost a great rugby teammate... RIP Santee
Bo & Will Swartz
April 16, 2015
Your energy, passion and beautiful demeanor toward life will never leave us, we can be thankful to have our memories of you, I only wish there were more. Luv...your cuz
Michael DeBella
April 14, 2015
Sending our deepest sympathy to the whole Santee family. We may be far but the family ties are strong. We send our love and prayers too you all, wish we were there for you, Love, Dawn and Curt Wilcher
April 14, 2015
We were so sorry to hear of the loss of Michael. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Rick and Laurie Riggle
April 14, 2015
his life may have been cut short but it sounds like he lived more in his 36 years then most , we will never understand the grand scheme of things why the good go and the bad stay but in the end its all in his hands , your loss is great Alice but your father will take care of him till u meet again , I wish for your family peace in your hearts and bless all of you !! a old friend from rogers park , kay cool
kay cool
April 14, 2015
Amber...May God Bless and Comfort you and your family, my deepest condolences. You all are in my prayers.
Cassandra Ollie
April 13, 2015
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
"Peace from God" 2 Corinthians 1:2
April 13, 2015
Tammy Gipson
April 13, 2015
Mike was a pleasure to see here at our office each day. He will be sorely missed by all that knew and loved him. Sending prayers and well wishes to his loved ones.
Tammy, Charter Home Alliance
April 13, 2015
Ruth Cipriano
April 12, 2015
I will miss you Mikey, with all my heart and soul. Love Mom
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