Maine lobsterman misplaced at sea remembered for dedication to household and pals

A Steuben teenager and lobsterman was collectively remembered for his optimistic perspective, wisecracks, blue eyes and bushy eyebrows when a number of hundred individuals gathered Sunday for a memorial service in a Sullivan college gymnasium.

Almost a month after Tylar Michaud, 18, went lacking at sea whereas hauling lobster traps — and roughly 10 weeks after he graduated from Sumner Memorial Excessive Faculty — Michaud’s prolonged household, pals and members of the neighborhood gathered for a celebration of his life on the college.

A number of of Michaud’s lobster buoys — tapered foam cylinders painted inexperienced with a white band across the center — adorned the college health club and hallways in the course of the service. Contained in the health club, two massive video show screens on both facet of a podium scrolled by way of photographs of Michaud fishing, looking, mugging for the digicam, taking part in baseball and posing with pals.