Shawn "Shamu" Wayne McArthur

1969 - 2021


Shawn “Shamu” Wayne McArthur, 52, of Rice Lake Township, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Wednesday March 24, 2021.  He was born in Duluth to Donald and Donna McArthur on February 4, 1969.  Shawn was loved by everyone he met. He will be missed. He worked doing road construction and enjoyed driving his motorcycle. He loved children and his pets.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his brothers Michael (Mary Trea) and David “Scott” McArthur, and niece’s Ashley Spencer-McArthur and Christiana, and nephews Darren, Drew, and Chris Madden.

A Private Family Celebration of Shawn’s Life will be held.  Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home.  600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN

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Suzanne Larsen

March 31, 2021 8:28 PM

I went to school with Shawn back then in high school he was shy,and a very kind soul. We sat together in a couple classes at unity,talked got to know each other became friends pretty fast,he was very good person I can only imagine he like wine got better with age,will miss you my friend

Larry (LARZ) Curnow

March 31, 2021 7:36 PM

I've known Shamoo since jr high school. Pete Borgren gave him that nickname. I will always remember that.

Christy Neeb Schmidt

March 31, 2021 7:35 PM

Best memory for me was Halloween at Pacific club. You will be missed. Glad to have known u my friend. 

Carolyn McArthur

March 31, 2021 8:47 AM

I will alway love you. I miss you so much! I was blessed to have you for my nephew.
Love,Aunty Carolyn

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