Raleigh Stearns Harrington
Died: Friday, March 16, 2018
Raleigh Stearns Harrington
Raleigh Stearns Harrington, 25, of Petoskey and St. Ignace, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 16, 2018, near St. Ignace. He was born January 30, 1993, in Petoskey to Timothy Harrington and Holly (Stearns) Harrington.
Mr. Harrington was graduated with honors in 2011 from LaSalle High School, attended the University of Michigan for two years, and would have completed a degree in accounting this spring from Lake Superior State University. 
He was an avid reader and  loved the outdoors. He had a wide variety of interests including canoeing and kayaking, paintballing, skiing, hiking, and traveling. He enjoyed off-roading, working on his Jeep, and touring back roads with his fellow Jeep club members.
He is survived by his parents, Tim and Holly Harrington; his brother, Zachary; his grandmother, Cheryl Stearns, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Daniel and Luceil Harrington and Fred Stearns; an aunt, Cindy (Harrington) Beach, and a cousin, Clyde Beach.
A gathering in his memory will be held Thursday, April 5, beginning at 4 p.m. at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace. Friends and family are encouraged to bring their stories and memories to share. Memorials may be directed to the family for a fund to be established to donate to future search and rescue operations in Mackinac County. Donation envelopes will be available at the service.
Guest Book Entries:
Ed & Donna Ryan
April 5th, 2018 5:10 pm
Dear Holly, Tim, Zach, Cheryl and all the Harrington/Stearns family, Our heart breaks over your loss of Raleigh. Please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers. May you sense the Lord’s presence, His peace and His comfort in the hours, days, weeks and months ahead. In deepest sympathy and love.
Tim Westrate
March 30th, 2018 12:58 pm
We express our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear son Raleigh and pray that God will give your family strength and peace. Our thoughts and prayers for comfort are with you all.
Carl & Alison Barberi Family
March 29th, 2018 4:38 pm
Our hearts are broken for the entire Stearns and Harrington families. We trust that your memories of Raleigh will warm your hearts for years to come. May peace be with you all.
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