EDDINGTON – Todd Aaron Mitchell, 34, died surrounded by his loving family after a long, courageous and brave battle with cancer, Thursday, March 13, 2008, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Jan. 8, 1974, in Bangor, the son of Glenn Mitchell and Judy (Drew) Calder. Todd had a passion for the wilderness and extreme sport-ing, including ice climbing, mountain biking, hiking, four-wheeling, running 5k races and climbing 14ers. He also loved his Cat-Trax snowmobile race team and teammates. Todd graduated from the University of Maine School of Nursing as a registered nurse in 2000 and worked at Eastern Maine Medical Center for many years before becoming a traveling nurse, working and making friends in many locations across the country. Todd is survived by his parents, Glenn Mitchell of Veazie and Judy (Drew) Calder of Eddington; sisters, Michele “Shelly” Mitchell of Holden and Holly Chapman of Holden; love of his life; Christina Hyatt of Loveland, Colo.; grandmother, Barbara Drew of Brewer; brothers-in-law, Stephen Hodgins and Richard Chapman; nephews, Mitchell and Joel Hodgins; nieces, Molly and Ally Chapman; a special cousin, Chuck Porter; special friends, Mark and Lyle; many aunts, uncles, cousins, friends; and a special golden retriever, Danica “Muffin.” He was predeceased by his grandparents, Grace Mitchell and Norman Drew. Relatives and friends are welcome to call 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at Brookings-Smith, Clark-Piper Chapel, 55 South Main St., Brewer, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 17, with the Rev. Roger Tracy, pastor at East Eddington Community Church, officiating. After the service there will be a reception at 79 Merrill Road, Eddington. Those wishing to remember Todd may make donations to the newly established Todd Mitchell Snowmobile Snowcross Team, care of Holly Chapman, P.O. Box 152, Eddington, ME 04428.
TODD AARON MITCHELL
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:14 p.m.