Michael was born with the name Larry Smith, in Alabama. At age 18, he changed his name and moved to the West Coast.
Michael lived his life with intelligence, humor and a great deal of courage. He leaves behind brother Jim Smith; sister-in-law Robbie; and their two children. He touched many lives here in Port Townsend as well as friends in California, Oregon, and around Washington.
Michael said he enjoyed meeting new people because he loved hearing their stories. We all miss him.