Arthur Patrick Hamilton
May 15, 1950 – November 21, 2016
Arthur P. Hamilton, the youngest of five children, was born in Traverse City, Michigan on May 15, 1950 to Dr. Earl and Virginia Hamilton. Arthur graduated from Interlochen High School, the prestigious music school near Traverse City. Arthur was married for about 25 years to Christa Edwards. During his marriage he graduated with a bachelor's degree from William and Mary College in Williamsburg, Virginia. Arthur was especially proud of the music school that he and Christa founded in California.
Arthur was a man of many talents. He was a musician, concert pianist, healer, massage therapist, trigger point specialist, master painter, and much more. He will be remembered for the pure joy that he shared with others and his radiant light! Every day of his life, Arthur accepted people for who they were, shared his stories and wisdom, and brightened the lives of everyone he met. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in May 2016. Arthur courageously fought the cancer for several months; then peacefully surrendered to God's divine plan on November 21, 2016.
Arthur is survived by his siblings: Jo Merilyn Wooters (Pete); Carolyn Mewhorter (Terry); Earl and Sandra Lee (Hans Kristian); and many, many dear friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister-in-law, Suzy Hamilton.
Please join Arthur's family and friends for a gathering at the Duggan-Welch Funeral Home Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A celebration of life ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. A special Sound Healing Ceremony will take place Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Globe Institute of Sound Healing, 351 Ninth Street, Suite 202, San Francisco. All donations will be used to pay for funeral expenses and buy musical instruments for the local hospitals that honored and cared for Arthur – El Camino Hospital and UCSF. Contributions may be made to Mary Lawson, 1826 Oak Squire Lane, Howell, Michigan 48855.
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