Obituary: Michael Gerald Gurowitz |

Obituary: Michael Gerald Gurowitz

April 13, 1980 – March 27, 2016

Michael Gurowitz passed away on Easter Sunday, a few weeks short of his 36th birthday. He was the son of Emy and Ed Gurowitz of Incline Village.

Mike was born in Walnut Creek, CA and moved to Incline Village in 1995. He attended Incline High School for one year before going to Mt. Bachelor Academy in Oregon, where he graduated in 1999. He then attended the University of Hawaii, and graduated from DeVry Institute when he returned to the mainland. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources from DeVry and worked in customer service in Reno.

He will be remembered by those who knew him for his loving and generous spirit and his great sense of humor.

Michael is survived by his parents, his sisters, Kalie Ceglia and Amy Gurowitz, and his brother, Eric Gurna, as well as nieces, nephews, and cousins. He will be interred at the Tahoe Memorial Columbarium, with a memorial service at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village on Saturday, May 7th at 3 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make donations to either St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline (775-831-1418) or the Mankind Project (

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