DEEGAN, MacDouglas John Age 23, of Squantum, MA, died unexpectedly on June 29, 2021. Mac was born on December 5, 1997 and grew up playing many sports: hockey, soccer, surfing, and he excelled in wrestling and rugby, in particular. Mac won many awards and championships for both rugby and wrestling. From a young age, Mac had the ability to accomplish anything he set his mind to. He married his high school sweetheart, Courtney (Bodley) Deegan, and has a beautiful son, Sawyer James Deegan, whom they love dearly. Having unceasing determination, Mac became a US Army Ranger, serving in 1st Ranger Battalion, culminating at the rank of Sergeant in Savannah, GA. He was a dedicated soldier and was proud to serve his country.
Mac is survived by his wife Courtney (Bodley) Deegan, and his cherished son Sawyer. Loving son of Douglas and MaryLouise (Donnelly) Deegan. Son-in-law of Selwyn and Lori Bodley. Devoted brother of Zachary Deegan and Marissa Deegan-Jones and her husband Abel Deegan-Jones. Uncle of Langston Deegan-Jones and Adelaide Deegan. MacDouglas is survived by his grandmothers Barbara Esdra and Winifred Donnelly, and his brother-in-law Michael Bodley. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. MacDouglas will be greatly missed and forever loved.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to greet the family during the Visiting Hours on Monday, July 12, from 3-7 PM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, July 13, at 6 PM in Glad Tidings at Bethany Congregational Church, 18 Spear St., Quincy, followed by full Military Honors. Cremation will follow. Donations in memory of MacDouglas may be made to Army Ranger Lead the Way, Inc., Garden City, NY 13772, or www.leadthewayfund.org
or to Military Friends Foundation, 6 Beacon St., #200, Boston, MA 02108. See www.Keohane.com
for directions and online condolences.
Published by Boston Globe from Jul. 9 to Jul. 10, 2021.