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CANJAR DR. R. MICHAEL Age 58 of Livonia. Cherished husband of Elaine Bell. Also survived by many other loving family and friends. Proud Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy for 17 years. Past President of the Faculty Union and member of Memorial Christian Church of Saline. Michael enjoyed singing, playing his guitar, black-jack, touring Civil War battlefields and debating current political issues. In his younger years he enjoyed running in marathons. Visitation will be held at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel 36100 Five Mile Rd. Livonia (E. of Levan) Thursday 2-9 p.m. Funeral Friday at Memorial Church of Christ 35475 Five Mile Rd. (W. of Farmington Rd) In state 10:30 a.m. Service 11 a.m. Please visit online guestbook

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Jeffrey Sawyer05/09/2012

We at the University of Baltimore who knew Mike as a colleague are so very sorry for the family's loss, and especially at such a young age. Know that he was an energetic and valued colleague. I particularly remember the timber of his voice. As a strong advocate for faculty governance myself, I appreciated the time and effort he put into that never ending project.

Lazaros Kikas05/09/2012

RIP Michael. It was a pleasure to know you and to work with you.

Kathleen Block05/09/2012

I'm sorry to learn about Mike's untimely passing. Please accept my sympathy. I remember Mike fondly and clearly from his years at the University of Baltimore where I teach. He was gentle and funny and a compassionate man.

Dog Hand05/09/2012

MathProf, you will be missed! Your contributions to our game will live on long after we're all gone. Rest in peace, Mike.

John Nazelrod05/09/2012

Farewell, Professor Canjar. I'll never forget your enthusiasm in the classroom. You had a real gift for making Finite Mathematics very interesting --especially for the non-mathematicians among us. And I'll treasure our chats about geopolitics, too.

Steve M05/14/2012

Mike was truly one of a kind. He was the foremost expert on bankroll risk management for the game of blackjack and those of us who are rely on putting a finite supply of money at risk against casinos will forever be grateful for his contributions. My condolences to Elaine and the Canjar family.

Mary Grace Evans06/04/2012

He was a man who wanted justice for all, a good amateur musician, and a dear and always helping friend.

Rich Lee11/01/2012

I graduated in 1973 with Mike from U of D Engineering School. He as is father the former dean were inspirations. I briefly saw Mike again at the 2011 Centennial of U of D Engineering and was glad to see he had a great life in teaching as did his Dad, a mentor for me. Rest in peace Mike.

Mikey Manjerovic Conley03/13/2016

Mike (Nuti) was a 3rd cousin to our family. His Dad (Cousin Lawrncy) was a 1st cousin to our mother, Dottie Radick Manjerovic and a wonderful favorite of our family. Mike was actually born in Pittsburgh and in his early teens moved to Detroit. We always missed his family. Once his Dad died, we never saw him or his mother. Rest in peace our lovely cousin.

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