Patrick Brian Magie, 56, dies

Patrick Brian Magie, 56, of Cordova, Alaska died in an aircraft accident on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 in Florida. He was born in Ely on October 31, 1961 and was a 1980 graduate of Ely High School. Pat was a lifetime bush pilot who loved to fly and was a great instructor. His flying career started early in life. Pat traveled the globe flying, instructing, and building a global network of friendships.

Patrick was preceded in death by his mother Ferol Magie(Olsen) in December 27, 1999 in Duluth, MN. He is survived by his father William “Pat” Magie, 87, of Honolulu, Hawaii; sisters Kathryn “Katie” (Thomas) Prijatel of Cordova, Alaska and Kelly (Thomas) Grahek of Atlanta, Georgia and their daughter and two sons; and brother Scott Magie (Carol Hayes) of Park City, UT and Ely, and their two sons and daughter. The family will have a celebration in memory of Pat this spring.