Michael D. Dawson

April 10, 2020


Michael D. Dawson, 70 of Auburn died Friday, April 10, 2020 in Matthew House. A 1968 graduate of Dryden High School, also attended Cayuga Community College.  Michael lived most of his life in Auburn. He retired from New York State Electric and Gas as a lineman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and was an avid Syracuse Athletics fan. 

He is survived by his loving daughter Sarah Dawson of Auburn; a Step-mother Elizabeth "Jean" Cotterill of Dryden; two sisters Catherine Stevens of Dryden, and Joan Howser of Freeville; step-brothers Douglas (Karen) Cotterill of Clayton,NC, Dale (Jean) Cotterill of Dryden, and Bradley Cotterill of Freeville; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents David Dawson and Leona Betts Dawson Cotterill, Michael is predeceased by a Step-father Clinton Cotterill, sister Crystal Clift, a brother James Dawson, his step-brothers Dennis and Stephen Cotterill.

Funeral services and a celebration of life will be held at a future date, at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Cheche Funeral Home Inc., Auburn. 

Contributions may be made to Matthew House, 43 Metcalf Dr., Auburn, NY 13021, for the outstanding care and compassion shown toward Micheal.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michael D. Dawson, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Michael D. Dawson
© 2020 Cheche Funeral Home Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy