Michael James Daily

Aug. 30, 1947 - Aug. 31, 2018

Michael James Daily, 71, Altoona, died Friday at Select Specialty Hospital, Johnstown, after a battle with mesothelioma.

He was born in Berkeley, Calif., son of the late Thomas and Dorothy (Crouse) Daily. In 1999, he married Christine Hand in Las Vegas, Nev., and she survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Heather Daily; a son, James; five grandchildren: Michael, Memphis, Maya, Isaac and Hannah; and a sister, Donna Wombacher and her husband, James.

Michael was a 1965 graduate of Altoona High School. He served in the U.S. Navy, and in 2003, he retired from Pacific Bell. He was a member of the Communi­cation Workers of America.

He enjoyed fishing, painting, family history and going to the gym.

A memorial service will be scheduled and announced at a later date. Arrangements are by The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park.