A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 1995, in Hopewell House. Mr. Ware died Jan. 25 of cancer at age 54. He was born Sept. 4, 1940, in Portland. He attended Ockly Green Grade School, Benson and Jefferson high schools and Portland State University. He graduated from San Francisco Art Institute in 1971. He had lived in Eugene, Oysterville, Wash., and Oakland, Calif. He worked as a lookout for the Forest Service for many years and was a print broker for nine years for Dufor & Associates. He served in the U.S. Navy. Surviving are a sister, Pat Ware of Portland, and companion, Tina Chan of Berkeley, Calif. Disposition by cremation. Remembrances: Contributions payable to Pat Ware for the Michael R. Ware memorial fund to help defray funeral expenses. Arrangements: Rose City Cemetery & Funeral Home.
Source: Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) – Saturday, January 28, 1995