McLean, Danny Paul
May 20, 1948 – February 12, 2019
Age 70 of Blaine. Danny Paul McLean of Blaine, Minnesota died February 12, 2019 from complications of COPD. He was born in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan on May 20, 1948 to Clarence and Rose McLean. He attended Soo Township Schools and graduated from Sault High with the Class of 1966. Dan served in the US Army in Germany. He then attended trade school in Duluth, Minnesota and earned certification as a mechanic. He was employed as a mechanic for Greyhound in Duluth and Minneapolis before starting a towing business in Blaine. Dan always enjoyed tinkering on small engines, repairing John Deere lawn tractors and selling parts on eBay before being limited by the length of his oxygen hose. He had been in home hospice care since September. Even though he was getting kind of cranky he will be missed by those close to him. Dan is survived by his wife and dedicated caregiver Lyn McLean of Blaine, brothers Bill Compo (Jeanette) of Esco Minnesota, and Don McLean (Chris) of Brimley, sister in law Diane Compo of Brimley and many cousins and nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Pat Stockman of New Baltimore, Michigan and Shirley Shannon of the Sault and brother Chuck Compo of Brimley. At Dan’s request there will be no funeral or memorial service. (Published in the Sault Ste. Marie Evening News on Feb. 23, 2019).