Soccer field will honor New Yorker who made Fort Kent his home for 40 years

FORT KENT, Maine -– The soccer area at College of Maine at Fort Kent will bear the name of a beloved community figure who died June 30.

Michael Isaac Simon came from New York to Fort Kent approximately 40 a long time back to attend UMFK and in no way still left. The industry, previously regarded as Alumni Memorial Subject, will be named Michael Simon Discipline.

Simon, who was 63 when he died due to issues from a heart assault, had lived in a basement apartment at the Northern Doorway Inn motel because 1983 when he moved to Fort Kent to just take classes. He frequented university soccer games and techniques, the campus and town libraries, and neighborhood dining establishments.