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Michael Joseph La Noue
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1945
Roswell
Chaves County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1958
Santa Cruz County
Arizona, USA

Michael LaNoue was a Boy Scout who, along with two friends, Mike Early (memorial #20764767) and David Greenberg (memorial #20764646) died on Mr. Wrightson (also known as Mt. Baldy) in November of 1958 in a freak autumn snowstorm. He was just thirteen years old. Michael had just received his designation as a First Class Scout, and was an experienced hiker. He was known as a sweet and friendly yet daring kid, and like his two friends, wanted to summit Mt. Baldy that saturday afternoon at all costs. He and his buddies did not return alive. The events of that day, famous in southern Arizona history, are chronicled in Cathy Coltrin Hufault's excellent book "DEATH CLOUDS ON MT. BALDY, TUCSON'S LOST TRAGEDY", available from AMAZON.COM, and several other online and storefront booksellers. Ms. Hufault is the sister of surviving scout Ralph Coltrin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Bruce F. La Noue (1919 - 1995)
  Constance Marie Humphrey La Noue (1926 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Michael Joseph La Noue (1945 - 1958)*
  Michael Joseph La Noue (1945 - 1958)
  Baby boy La Noue (1947 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Hope Cemetery & Mausoleum
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Section 11N, Row 11, Grave 11
 
Created by: Larry Caplin
Record added: Aug 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20764827
Michael Joseph La Noue
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Michael Joseph La Noue
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Michael Joseph La Noue
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With great respect and admiration Mike. Looking forward to meeting you and your mom and dad not too long from now. Rest well.
- Larry Caplin
 Added: Nov. 24, 2011
Sleep Warm Dear One, in the Endless Soft Summer Nights of Eternity.
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 8, 2007
 
 
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