McGuigan, Michael Scott

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Michael “Mickey” Scott McGuigan, age 67 of Blacksburg, VA, passed away suddenly after a battle with cancer on Friday, January 13, 2023. He was born on Monday, May 23, 1955 to the late Virginia Hunt McGuigan and John Thomas McGuigan. He is preceded in death by his sister, Lois Zopf and his brother, Steve McGuigan.

He is survived by his wife, Jane McGuigan, daughters, Emily Lippard and Katy McGuigan, son, Scott McGuigan, honorary daughter Yolanda Ervin-Bronston and brother, Dave McGuigan and his wife, Lee. He is also survived by nephews, Matt, Ryan, Colin and Macson McGuigan, nephew, Wesley Zopf and niece, Wendy Lynch.

Mickey dedicated his life to teaching, coaching and loving those around him. He taught in Montgomery County Public Schools for 40 years, specializing in math and science. In 2022, he was inducted into the Blacksburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame to honor an extraordinary 28 years of coaching, including winning three girls’ basketball State Championship Titles. Mickey was a family man through and through, always looking for opportunities to support and bring family members together. He had a delightful sense of humor, an unforgettable gentle nature and he touched more lives than could ever possibly be measured.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00pm Friday evening, January 27, 2023 at the McCoy Funeral Home at 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg VA. Funeral Services will be conducted Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 1:00pm at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Michelle Stramiello officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to one of the following: The American Cancer Society, The American Red Cross, or to support the family’s funeral services, along with hospital and healthcare costs via GoFundMe:

Additionally, out of respect for everyone attending the visitation and the service, please be Covid conscious.