CASTLETON, Vt. — Michael J. Daley, 74, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2006, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
Mike was born March 21, 1931, in Tupper Lake, N.Y., the son of the late Michael J. and Elizabeth (Trudeau) Daley Thompson. Mike was a graduate of M.A.I. High School, Class of 1949; he attended Albany College of Pharmacy and then Fordham University.
At age 13, Mike began work in his father's pharmacy and had continued on for 45 years in that career.
Mike joined the U.S. Navy in 1951 and had served in Korea from 1951-1955. He was a reservist for many years doing his final tour on the maiden voyage of the USS Mercy in 1987, retiring with 28 years of service.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 50, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lions Club and the