Michael Joseph Atwood

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 May 2022 at 1:42 pm

ALBION – Michael Joseph Atwood, 62, of Albion, NY died unexpectedly at his home on May 1, 2022.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Kathryn & Paul “Jim” Atwood of Randolph, NY, and his life partner of 22 years, Steve Quiggle, of Warren, PA.

Mike was a 1977 graduate of Randolph Central High School in Randolph, NY and went on to graduate from culinary arts school. A nurturing and kind man, Mike devoted his life to working with adults with developmental disabilities.

Mike is survived by his sister, Cindy (Atwood) Zollinger of Sevierville, TN and his brother, Patrick Atwood of Randolph, NY. Uncle Mike will be dearly missed by his four nieces and nephew, as well as his many adoring great nieces and great nephews.

Mike will be remembered fondly by those who loved him for his great sense of humor, his infectious laugh, his gift for storytelling, and the way he touched the hearts of every person who was lucky enough to know him, or call him “Uncle.”

“The heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.” –The Wizard of Oz