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Pratt, Michael L.

Brockport: On Monday January 27, 2014 at the age of 56. Predeceased by his father Richard and father-in-law Thomas J. McCambley. He is survived by his loving wife Barb, his sons Sean and Ryan, his mother Pat, brothers Richard Jr. (Carolyn), Chris (Pauline), Tim (Chris), mother-in-law Marion McCambley, brothers-in-law Tom (Michele) McCambley, John (Lori) McCambley, Mark (Annie) McCambley, several nieces and nephews. Mike was a retired Sergeant with the Monroe County Sherriff's Department and most recently an avid sports photographer and owner of MLPhoto in Brockport.

Friends may call Friday January 31 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Fowler Funeral Home Inc., 340 West Ave., Brockport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday February 1st at 10 am in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Hamlin, NY. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Those wishing may contribute to the Monroe County Sherriff's Foundation, attention Mary Frances, 130 S. Plymouth Ave., Rochester, NY 14614.




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Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Jan. 30, 2014.
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January 24, 2020
Sadly missed...
Richard Caudle
Coworker
May 6, 2014
To the Pratt family - Our thoughts and prayers our with you! We don't get the newspaper and we are sorry we didn't know Mike had died. Love, Barbara and Bob Hargather
May 5, 2014
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Our deepest sympathy out to all of you - we will keep all the Pratt family in prayer. All our love to you .....cousin Debi Hargather Fitts
Debi Fitts
April 7, 2014
Pratt Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. Mike always held a special place in my heart. He was a very caring and compassionate man who loved being around the kids he photographed. He will be missed, and will be in my thoughts. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Chris Crowell
February 6, 2014
Barb and family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I have great memories of Mike coaching Ryans football team when my son Jordan played. He was always so great with the kids. Most recently I remember Mike for great pictures he was always willing to share. you could always count on him to greet you with a smile. He will be missed by so many. May you find comfort in the days to come knowing he brought so much good and happiness to those who knew him. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Deeann Dobbertin
February 4, 2014
We want to extend to you and yours our heartfelt condolences over your loss. Our prayers go out to you and should you ever be in need, please reach out.
Cliff & Sue Scutella and family.
February 2, 2014
To the Pratt family, I was saddened to have read the loss of Mike in the paper. I worked with him while he was
part of our security at Hilton. He was a great person to all around him and always very positive . My thoughts and prayers are with you And know your many fond memories will keep you strong.
marge wyant
February 2, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss and our loss as a community.
Mike was always so kind and vested in our children and wanted them to all succeed.
Take comfort in knowing that now you all have a special guardian angel to watch over you. Our prayers are with you all.
The Lehman Family
February 1, 2014
Words can't describe the void that will be left in your passing. Nor can the debt of gratitude that I have, along with all who knew you, for what you have given us all. Miss you Pratt - God bless the Pratt family
Michael Thayer
February 1, 2014
Barb and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. I have many memories of Mike, working alongside of him in the Sheriff's Department. Due to back surgery on 1/30, I was unable to see you. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dick Caudle
February 1, 2014
Your entire family is at the top of our prayer list for comfort and peace to you all. We were beside ourselves when we heard the sad news. Please know we care and are sending you our love and strength to get you through. As a neighbor and life long friend, you will always be in my heart. God Bless the family!
Kevin and Barb Kepler
February 1, 2014
cuz mike you will be missed alot and i send prayers to barb and the kids
jason pratt
February 1, 2014
Ryan,
Your college lacrosse family at Brockport is here for you!
BW
February 1, 2014
All of our thoughts and prayers are with the whole Pratt family. Brockport has lost such a wonderful and kind man. His photos of my kids are all still hanging on the wall....and everytime we look at them we will be reminded of Mike.....forever. We are so sorry for your loss and for the loss of a man who loved these athletes like no other.... and everyone loved him back and more. May Mike rest in eternal peace....he will remain forever in our hearts. Sincerely, Frank, Lisa, Kristi, Alyssa and Frankie Marcera
January 31, 2014
Barb, Sean, and Ryan,
Our most heartfelt condolences. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs!
Ron & Joan Schermerhorn
January 31, 2014
The first time I met Mike and your whole family was when I became Sean's Kindergarten teacher. My husband would later coach with Mike at Jim Kelly football camp and as of recent he would take pictures of our son at various wrestling matches and tourneys. Every single time we were in Mike's presence he was friendly and funny and just a great guy. Bless you Barb and boys....Robin Boyle
January 31, 2014
I am shocked and deeply saddened by this news. His witty comments always brought a smile to my face and I found myself repeating them to others to spread the laughter. My deepest sympathies to his family. The world has lost a very bright light.
Andrea DeCastro
January 31, 2014
Mike, you were a very special man that could always bring me up when I was feeling down with your wit and wisdom. I will greatly miss swapping bbque ideas and listening to your one liners. My deepest sympathy to the Pratt family, may he rest in eternal peace.
Stephen Shaffner
January 31, 2014
Love and hugs to you, Barb. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are very sorry. Love, Nancy and Mike Montfort and boys, Erich, Mikey, Nathan and Stephen
January 31, 2014
We will never forget all the great memories of Mike. He was a great roll model for my boys growing up. Our heart goes out to you and your family.
Traber Family
January 31, 2014
Mike will always beremembered by us as a kind, very talented and extremely funny guy, who's love for his wife and boys can't be put into words. He will be so, so very missed, by anyone that knew him. Our prayers and love go out to all of the Pratts at this most difficult time.
Mike & Lizzie Grey
January 31, 2014
Mike provided me, along with countless other parents, the preservation of memories from our son's and daughter's sports activities. This is a gift that will just keep on giving as I will look at these pictures in the years to come with fond memories of their high school years, and while reminiscing, will be reminded of Mike's friendly nature and his talent to capture just the right moment. My heart goes out to his family at this time.
Pat Kehoe
January 31, 2014
So incredibly sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Can't imagine not seeing him anymore at sporting events, or running into him at Wegmans. He always had a kind word. He was a great guy and will be sorely missed by our family. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers~ Rest In Peace Mike
Mickey Family
January 31, 2014
I was Mikes first patrol sergeant. Deputy Mike Pratt was an original member of the elite "Night Fighters" of C - Zone. As such he knew our mission was to arrest bad people. Many a night we grappled hand to hand with these characters. Mike was there with us. Mike will forever have my respect. Later Mike would coach my beloved grandson in youth foorball. Even later Mike would be there on the high school gridiron to capture on film those precious moments we all cherish.
Gods's speed my Brother.
Commander P.N.Quinn, Retired
P.N. Quinn
January 31, 2014
Rest in peace my friend. You have touched many people who will forever remember you....
Jim Atkins
January 31, 2014
Mike was a special person. A smile for all. He touched the lives of many. He will be greatly missed. RIP Mike. Barb, Sean and Ryan you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Karen Davis and family
January 31, 2014
Barb, Sean, and Ryan, our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. I enjoyed many booster meetings with Mike. He gave me and my family some of the most cherished memories of our boys moments in sports. May your memories of Mike comfort you at this time. He was truly a wonderful person and will be missed by all.
Stiefel Famliy
January 31, 2014
Mike lives on thru the thousands of pictures he has taken of our Brockport athletes and cheerleaders. He lives in our homes, on the football field, the basketball court and anywhere there is an athletic event and young people. A truly beautiful person, held in the highest regard by the community young and old. Always a smile, always some comment to make you laugh and brighten your day. We will miss him.....
Roberta Fey
January 31, 2014
Dear Barb, Sean, & Ryan, Our sincere condolences to you. May God heal the pain and loss you're feeling now...and the fond memories of the years will keep Mike ever close to your hearts. You are very much in our thoughts.
Sincerely, John & Lynn Flynn and family
January 31, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Pratt Family.
Mollie & Mike Schuff
January 31, 2014
I am so sorry to learn of Mike's passing. He was a wonderful guy . Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Pratt family
Trento Family
January 31, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers for you and your wonderful family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Bob, Sue, Blake and Luke Trowbridge
Hilton, NY
January 30, 2014
Sorry for your loss to the Pratt family. We will remember the way he made everyone around him smile for a picture.
The Farrell Family
January 30, 2014
My condolences to Mike's family. May he rest in peace.
LeRoy Chilson
January 30, 2014
I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. What a loss for his family and our communities across the county. I have so many fond memories of his contagious smile and easy going style. Rest in peace my friend.
Joe Luna
January 30, 2014
Mike was my Primary FTO and taught me a great deal about policing and life; he will be sadly missed. My sympathies to the family during this time of great loss.
Mark Paoni
January 30, 2014
my heart thoughts and prayers go out to the Pratt family
Ken Trowbridge
January 30, 2014
To the Pratt Family, I am sorry for your loss, Mike will certainly be missed by all..
Paul Penna
January 30, 2014
I am so sorry for Mike's passing. I worked with Mike for many years and came up the ranks together. I see his smile and start to laugh even now. I pray for peace and strength for your famiily.
Brad Bennett
January 30, 2014
Rest easy, Mike.
January 30, 2014
Dear Pratt Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. At work, Mike was a dedicated, honest professional; during our many conversations he proved to be a great mentor to me and I will fondly remember him for his quirkyness, wit and honesty. I will sorely miss talking with him.

The last thing he said to me was, "take it easy, Brother." Rest easy, Mike.

Please do not hesitate to let me know if I can ever be of any help.
Rob Gerlach
January 30, 2014
Barb, Sean and Ryan my thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a very special person. He touched a lot of lives and gave us great memories of our children in their sports programs. I hope you find peace knowing what a great guy he was and will be deeply missed.
Tammy Nachbar
January 30, 2014
Dear Barb, Sean and Ryan,
You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. May wonderful memories of him help to comfort you in the days ahead. We will always remember the great times we had with him at Bills tailgate parties!He always made us laugh and took great photos. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Our deepest sympathy.
Paul & Maureen Fortner
January 30, 2014
Why oh why!!
January 30, 2014
Thoughts and Prayers are with the Pratt Family.
Carla Ralston
January 30, 2014
Dear Barb,Sean, and Ryan,
As Deb Shortman said, living across the street from you.with our kids playing together, and sharing friendship,coffee and good times was such a happy time. I'm sorry we've been out of touch,but we feel your loss acutely and have you close in our hearts and prayers. Mike is surely with our Lord and will be forever your angel watching over all of you. May you find comfort in your strong faith .
Carolyn DeJesus
January 30, 2014
Condolences to the entire Pratt family. I'll never forget Mike's kindness to our family when our mother passed away.
Mike Wright
January 30, 2014
Barb, Sean, and Ryan, I knew Mike as a worker at Walmart Photo Center in Brockport. He brought smiles with him and an attitude of thankfulness at the work we did. He made himself known to me as a friend and I loved him dearly and looked forward to his coming. I am sorry that this happened and for your loss. He lived a good life and he helped anyone he could. That's a great legacy and I will miss him very much.
Karen Gillespie
January 30, 2014
We at Christ Community Church of Brockport are sorry to learn of your loss. Please know that your families are in our prayers. May God comfort you in this time. –Christ Community Church
January 30, 2014
SO Sorry for your loss... Our Love and Prayers are with you!. Your cousin.
Greg and Theresa Pratt
January 30, 2014
Dear Sean and family, I know we have not seen each other in a very long time, but we are thinking of you and praying for you. Your dad did a lot of great work for the community. He will be missed.
Shaun and Marybeth Nesbitt
January 30, 2014
Barb, Sean, and Ryan, Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with you all. May you find comfort in the loving memories you all have and may these memories sustain you in the times to come. Mike as frozen memories in time with his photography of our children's accomplishments and milestones. We were very blessed with his talents of being able to "catch" the moments in time that we will always cherish. May God be with you all and may you feel his love when you need it most. Rest in peace Mike, we will miss you.
Anita, Gary, Burton, and James Mault
January 30, 2014
Barb, Sean and Ryan, We are so very sorry for your loss. May your memories of him bring you warmth and comfort at this time. Mike, thank you for bringing so many smiles to our community, may you rest in peace.
Jennifer
January 30, 2014
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS HE WAS A GREAT GUY OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL JANET AND BUDDY PASSINO
JANET YOFFREDO/PASSINO
January 30, 2014
Thoughts and prayers to the Pratt family. Mike was a great man and a HUGE contributor to the Football Boosters organization. I have had the pleasure of working with Mike for the past four years and he will be sorely missed. His contributions to our meetings, quick wit, awesome photos and devotion to the Football organization was greatly appreciated. We will all miss those random "puns" that Mike liked to post on Facebook - always brought a smile to my face and made me laugh - that was just like Mike. I am so sorry for your loss.
Wendy Sutherby
January 30, 2014
Mike will be missed. He was a fixture at Brockport sporting events roaming the sidelines with his camera slung around his neck. RIP Mike, you are with Coach Pell.
Jim Kujawa
January 30, 2014
Sry for your loss
sharon harvey
January 30, 2014
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. RIP my friend.
Leonard Clementi
January 30, 2014
To the entire Pratt family - we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sarah & Justin Jopson
January 30, 2014
Lew Brice
January 30, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss, we always enjoyed talking to Mike at the Bport Lacrosse games,You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Bob and Julie Brissette
Bob Brissette
January 30, 2014
I am saddened to hear of our loss to a family, to friends and a community. To me, Mike was a fixture of Brockport sports, as much as a coach or player was.
Bill Yox
January 30, 2014
To the entire Pratt family- I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Cyr Rose
January 30, 2014
Mike will be very much missed...our prayers with the family...RIP Mike.
Gina, Christopher and Chevy Ioannone.
January 30, 2014
A tragic loss. Mike will always be in my memories from high school. We'd all play backyard football. He was kind and funny even then. All of our prayers and condolences to the family.
Larry Herrmann
January 30, 2014
Peace be with you Barb, Sean and Ryan as well as the rest of the family. You know you are all in Pam's, Stephanie, Bryon and my prayers and know that we love you all and are here for you!
Mike Rockow
January 30, 2014
We've lost a great man. Many hearts are broken but the memories he left us will bring those who loved him together and get through these difficult days. Prayers of comfort to you Barb, Sean, Ryan and all of Mike's family, along with the many lives he touched making each of us a little happier, especially the kids. Until we meet again Mike.
Kelly Salomone
January 30, 2014
So sorry for Mike's loss and my thoughts are with Barb, Sean and Ryan. Mike and I go way back and he will always have a special place in my heart. You will be missed.
Mary Lou Blodgett
January 30, 2014
To the Pratt family.
I am so sorry for your loss.Mike Loved his family , work ,photography.He will be in our thoughts and prayers along with his family.Mike will truley be missed.Peace to you Mike.God Bless you all!
Cheryl Arthur
January 30, 2014
Know that many share in your loss. Mike was always there with a smile and kind word. May the many memories you have comfort you at this time.
Susan Ryan-Kron
January 30, 2014
It's hard to phantom the loss of Mike I knew him when he was just a mere trainee at the Sheriff's Office. My condolences to the Pratt family and may Mike RIP !
Greg Parina
January 30, 2014
I was all of the Pratt boys bus driver My sons played sports with them Dick and Pat were great parents. Prayers are with you all. Our sympathy to the Pratt family family.
Helen O'Brien
January 30, 2014
We are so sad for your loss......Our prayers are with you and your family.....
Nina and Jeremy Lindauer
January 30, 2014
Mike you will be forever missed. Barb, Sean and Ryan my heart breaks for you right now. I am so very sorry for your loss and can only hope that all of the great memories of him will help you get through these difficult times.
Lori Arend
January 30, 2014
We met Mike during Western Eagles, he was such an amazing man and an inspiration to many young and old, so sorry for your loss Barb and boys
Dale & Cathy Kincaid
January 30, 2014
Mike - Heaven got a lot brighter with your smile. My friend you will be missed so much. Be at peace and know you were and are loved.
Lora Roberts-Latimer
January 30, 2014
So sorry about your loss...my prayers are with you and your family
Diane Cook
January 30, 2014
Mike's "job" as photographer for Brockport athletics was more than just a position of employment. His presence on the sidelines or courtside of many games was always a dose of encouragement and a testament of his personal as well as community support he always provided. My own sons developed a fondness for and relationship with Mike in those sideline interactions. He loved being around and working with those kids and I can attest first hand that news of his passing will be met with somber expressions and sadness for those who had the opportunity to share time with him. May God bless Mike and guide him on his journey home. God bless Barb, Sean, and Ryan as they continue to make their way in this world.
Mark Dowdell
January 30, 2014
Heartfelt sympathies to the Pratt family during this difficult time.
Mike and Mollie Schuff
January 30, 2014
Rest in peace, Mike. Always a professional on the radio, a role model to those you worked with. May you rest easy and your family and friends hold tight their fond memories.
Stephen P. Cusenz
January 30, 2014
World a little less thoughtful with you gone.
Robin & Scott Fake
January 30, 2014
To the whole Pratt family.
We are so sorry for your lose.
Words can only mend what you are feeling. Mike will be missed in the Brockport community.
Remember his good, his high energy and energetic personality, and most of all him being a great father and husband.
Shawn Lessord
January 30, 2014
Rest In Peace Mike.
January 29, 2014
May you be at peace Mike, you were one of the good guys and I will miss your wit and humor, it was a pleasure to be your friend both personaly and professionally.
Tom Free
January 29, 2014
barb & boys: your husband and dad left us with so many happy memories. love,kelly leverenz, dave, Andrew & haley willis
January 29, 2014
A couple weeks ago I was thinking of the days of going out for a beer & wings after those Brockport High School football games. Oh boy, our kids & their high school days, interesting times. I'm very glad Ryan & Kacie played football, basketball and lax together otherwise I/we would have never been so often blessed by your presence in our lives. I was going to text you and see if you wanted to get together with a few other "alumni" of what I call those booster club days. Never did & now your gone... you will be greatly missed Mike. My son Kacie and Ryan will be life long friends. A life long connection and memory of you. What great memories you & Barb created with the photography venture. Kyle always had such respect for you & you spoke such encouraging words to Jes. You left forever memories of you and also memories for all those athletes and their families. You served, you brought smiles, calmness, fairness and rational to most everyone you crossed paths with. You rarely said "no" to anyone when they asked anything of you, you worked so hard, tirelessly and selflessly. What great inspiration, positivity and fairness you instilled in so many people and events in our community and beyond. Peace and love to those left behind and may you rest peacefully.
Jaimi Jones
January 29, 2014
Mike took the pictures of Steph's and my wedding, not to mention my whole sports career at Brockport. I'll never forget the stories he told me about my father growing up with him.
James Mault
January 29, 2014
I'm sorry it got to this. You were loved by many. Thank you. May you be in peace.
lynn cole
January 29, 2014
Mike and I had our differences but I loved and respected him. We boxed, made pudding, put out fires we started, talked all night about Tom Head, played football at Digley Field and just generally had fun with life. I will personally miss you Mike. May The Peace of The Lord be always with you in heaven.
Digger Leidig
January 29, 2014
We used to live across the street from the Pratts. Those were the best times of our lives, good friends, kids playing together...Mike always kept you laughing. He will be missed by many. Love to Barb, Sean, and Ryan.
Deborah Shortman
January 29, 2014
Mike will surely be missed! Loved his puns and quirkiness :) He loved his family and was a great person. He was a fun Sgt to work for. Barb, Sean & Ryan I am so sorry for your loss. My condolences at this incredibly difficult time.
Tricia Bauer
January 29, 2014
To the whole Pratt family
I am so sorry for your loss. I have so many wonderful of Mike. Playing cards in the garage, Spending some many times together when our kids were so young. I wish you all my condolences over this awful times in your lives
Richard Shortman
January 29, 2014
My thoughts and prayers go out to the Family. Mike was a great guy. From chatting at the bar to catching up at a sporting event.
Geremy Rheinwald
January 29, 2014
So very sorry this is a devastating loss to our community he was very loved by many many people. I first met mike when i was a 15 year old brat at Greece Athena HS he was my hall monitor,he was a very fair man and always gave me good advice (not that i always followed it.) Then many many years later i moved to hamlin and remet him he was my kids pee wee football coach he was great with the little ones! then we met again when i became a lunch monitor at Brockport we always seemed to cross paths i will miss those blue eyes and great smile!
lisa spina
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