Jack McDougal Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Jack McDougal, a cherished Son, Brother, Grandson, Nephew, and Friend. We invite you to join us in celebrating Jack’s remarkable life, as we come together to share cherished memories, stories, and photographs.
Please extend this invitation to others who had the privilege of knowing and loving Jack. Services and a Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held on Friday, August 18 at 11 AM. Holy Spirit Church, 1200 Redmond Ave., San Jose, CA 95120. Following the service, a light luncheon and gathering will be held. Vin Santo, 1346 Lincoln Ave., San Jose, CA 95125. For those traveling from out of town, several nearby hotels are available.
While the following are just a few options, there are many more to consider: Hampton Inn, 5190 Cherry Ave, San Jose, CA 95118, (408) 266-3535. Courtyard by Marriott, 655 Creekside Way, Campbell, CA 95008, (408) 626-9590. Clarion Inn Silicon Valley, 3200 Monterey Hwy, San Jose, CA 95111. (408) 414-7885.
The Westin 302 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113. (408) 295-2000. Jack was a beacon of kindness, humor, selflessness, and love. His presence in our lives was a true blessing, as he radiated unwavering warmth and exceptional character. A devoted athlete, dedicated worker, and steadfast perfectionist, Jack’s heart belonged to the great outdoors.
Whether he was hiking, fishing, hunting, free diving, or riding the waves on his surfboard, nature’s embrace brought him pure joy. Yet, it was his ability to connect with people on a profound level that truly defined him. He effortlessly forged deep friendships, transcending age, geography, and interests. In Jack, we found an extraordinary son, brother, and friend. He filled our lives with laughter, tales, and the beauty of his genuine spirit.
His heart knew no bounds, and his friendships were limitless in their impact. Regardless of age, distance, or passion, Jack had an uncanny ability to touch each person’s heart in a profoundly unique and meaningful way. Tragically, addiction’s grip took hold of Jack at a young age, following a sports injury that led to surgeries and prolonged hospitalization.
Over the course of seven challenging years, he valiantly fought this battle, driven by his unwavering love for his family. In his darkest moments, Jack’s priority remained caring for and supporting those around him. In memory of Jack’s loving and giving nature, his family is establishing a foundation in his name, dedicated to aiding individuals and families who are battling addiction.
Jack’s legacy of compassion and selflessness will be carried forward through this foundation, as we strive to illuminate the shadows of addiction with hope and healing. Addiction thrives in secrecy, but together, we can shine a light of awareness, understanding, and support. Let us honor Jack’s memory by reaching out to our loved ones and seeking help without hesitation.
In Jack’s honor, we will stand strong and continue the fight against this formidable foe. In lieu of flowers, we kindly request contributions to Jack’s temporary GoFundMe page, which will aid in the establishment of the foundation that will carry forth his legacy of love, generosity, and resilience. Jack, your absence leaves an ache that words cannot convey, but your love, laughter, and indomitable spirit will forever echo in our hearts.