Mike died at his home in San Diego on Friday, July 16, 2010. He was 53.
Mike was born to Robert and Jerri Doty in Denver. He moved to Steamboat Springs with his family in 1970. He was a graduate of Steamboat Springs High School. He went on to play football at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. Mike had an indomitable spirit that will be remembered by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by brother, Ron, and his wife, Jackie, and their daughters Shaylon and Shasta, of Sagle, Idaho; sister, Linda Widman, and her husband, Ed, and their children, Christopher, Adam, Michael and Elise, of Greensboro, N.C.; and stepfather Bob Dorr, of Steamboat. Plans for a memorial gathering are pending.