Obituary: Michael K. Moore
December 16, 1934 – February 6, 2018
Steamboat Springs resident Mike Moore, 83, passed away peacefully with Sandy, his wife of 55 years at his side. Mike, though a talented pianist, decided early in life that he wanted to fly and joined the U.S. Air Force. As a decorated Air Force fighter pilot, Mike flew in Europe, Africa, and the Mideast With 100 missions over North Vietnam, he later became a production test pilot here in the United States and in Italy. After a 20-year career in the Air Force, Mike continued to fly as a test and demonstration pilot for an Italian company, flew in numerous international air shows including Paris and London, trained pilots, created aircraft training and maintenance facilities in countries all over the world. Mike was a good husband to Sandy, a wonderful father to Kirk and Shayna and an inspiring figure to his five grandchildren. He will be missed by all who knew him.
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