Born on December 10, 1959, Michael lived in Milwaukee and died at his home on April 22, 2023.
Michael attended Dominican High School, graduating in 1977, and later attended Marquette University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 1984.
A gifted artist and designer, Michael served as a founding Director of Clavis Theatre Ensemble in 1983, as Art Director at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre from 1985 - 1993, and as Director of Design and Publications for the Milwaukee Art Museum from 1993 to 2001.
He is preceded in death by his father, Tom Dooley in 1997, and mother, Donna Moynihan Dooley in 2018, and survived by his sister Lynn Potts. He is remembered fondly as a jovial, gracious, and adventurous spirit by his many dear friends.
In respect of Michael's wishes, no funeral service or memorial is planned.
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