Maclynn Lee Signs

MARQUETTE, MI – Maclynn Lee Signs, age 84, passed away early July 4, 2020, at the DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans.

A graduate of Sexton High School in Lansing, Mac went on to join the United States Air Force and travel the world. During his 21-year career he was stationed in the Azores Islands, Germany, Thailand, along with numerous locations stateside. While enlisted he enjoyed riding his dirt bike during his free time and had a daily radio show which he played everything from Jazz to Rock. After retiring from the USAF Mac went on to study Anthropology, Earth Sciences, Geography and English at Northern Michigan University where he graduated with Cum Laude honors.

Mac was a true man of learning; he knew something about everything and could sit and discuss anything. He had many passions in his life and loved to read. He was a lover of music and an excellent clarinet player. He loved wine, fine foods and was an amazing chef. During his youth Mac held state high school records in pole vaulting and proudly marched in the marching band during the inauguration parade for President Eisenhower.

Mac is survived by his wife of 35 years Patricia (Houlehan) Signs, his children; Michelle Signs and Troy Signs, his stepchildren; Heather Eastin, and Anson Eastin, his grandchildren; Aaron Hayward, Jared Hayward, Aiden Eastin, and Esmae Eastin, and his great-grandchildren; Evan and Isaac Hayward. Mac is also survived by his brother Vaughn (Marge) Bercaw and many friends. He will be deeply missed by all of those who were lucky enough to know him.

Fassbender Swanson Hansen Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at fassbenderswanson hansen.com