Juneau resident Michael Shahn Caughran died Jan. 22, 2007, in a car crash in Hawaii. He was 51.
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Born April 20, 1955, in Anchorage, he graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He was a systems analyst for the state of Alaska.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. William Caughran of Oregon; mother, Pauline Kowalke; and stepbrother, Dave Reina.
He is survived by his wife, Jacquelyn Smail of Juneau; son, Sean Caughran of Juneau; stepfather, Harry Kowalke of Oregon; stepmother, Carol Caughran of Sequim, Wash.; brother, Mark Caughran of California; sister, LoAnn Clawson of Seattle, Wash.; stepsister, Debbie Knight of Oregon; stepbrothers, Danny Reina and Tommy Caughran; and stepbrother, Micky Reina of Idaho.