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Peter B. McCullagh

Peter B. McCullagh, age 61, of Gainesville, Florida passed away suddenly during final preparation for a bone marrow transplant at UF Health, Shands Hospital.
Peter was born to Peter and Barbara McCullagh. He grew up in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Miami, Florida where he graduated from Miami Killian High school.
In 1977 he graduated from the Respiratory program at Miami Dade Community College and then in 1988 he became a Registered Pulmonary Technologist. He worked as a Respiratory therapist at South Miami Hospital, North Florida Regional Hospital, and Bozeman Deaconess Hospital in Montana.
In 1997 Peter graduated from the Alabama School of Sleep as a registered Polysomnographer. He was the manager of the Sleep Study lab at North Florida Regional Hospital and he also worked at the Southeastern Sleep Center. He was the Director of the Sleep Lab at the V.A. Hospital in Gainesville, Fl. at the time of his death.
Peter was passionate about sleep medicine and started the A.W.A.K.E. of North Florida. This is a support group for people with sleep problems.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sherry L. McCullagh, children, Yvette Fitzgerald, Latisha Ralosky and Jonathan Howard. Grandsons, Ryon and Tyler Ralosky, Zachary and Zane Howard, Dillan Fitzgerald and great granddaughter Kendal Fitzgerald. Sisters Mary, Eileen, Helen, Patricia Sadaka and Carolyn Williams.
Services will be held at the Prairie Creek Lodge and then the burial at Conservation Burial Inc., both located at 7204 SE County Road 234 in Gainesville, Florida. Services will be on Tuesday May 30th at 10:30 am.
Arrangements are in the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 311 S. Main St. Gainesville, FL 32601 352-376-5361 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!