Myron G. ‘Mike’ Odell

Myron G. “Mike” Odell, Allegheny Township, 76, passed Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, following a lengthy battle with dementia.

He was born in Elgin, Ill., son of Clifton and Mary Odell. In 1972, he married Cindy (Stolz) Odell of Altoona.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Kristen Odell of Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Sandra Fry of Elgin, Ill.; father-in-law, Ken Garman of Juniata; two sisters-in-law: Barbara Wilt and husband, Jeff, of Altoona, and Linda (Alan) Odell of Elgin, Ill.; many nieces and nephews; and his dear friend and caregiver, Peg Gailey, of Altoona.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Alan Odell.

Mike was employed in healthcare administration for 40 years. He had a lifetime interest in auto racing and racing his vintage Can Am McKee race car on road courses throughout the United States.

Services will be held in his hometown at the convenience of family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory would be appreciated to the AFTD (The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration), Radnor Station Bldg. 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor PA 19087 or at www.theaftd.org.