Douglas T. Algar
Douglas T. “Doug” Algar, age 59, of Fitchburg, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was born on Feb. 1, 1958, in Fox Lake, Ill, the son of Harold and Janet (Hartough) Algar. Doug married Darcy Winget on April 27, 1991 in Fond du lac, Wis. He worked as a commercial real estate appraiser. Doug enjoyed golfing and trying out many different courses with his buddies. He was an accomplished guitarist, playing in several bands throughout his musical journey. Doug came from a very close musical family and recorded songs with many family and friends. His love for music was unique. Doug enjoyed improvising as well as playing classics that made him happy. Doug is survived by his wife, Darcy; daughter, Andrea Algar; two sisters, Peg Algar and Robin (Bill) Hoebel; two brothers, Chip Algar and Ted Algar; brother-in-law, Dave McCormick; step-mother, Helen Algar; and father-in-law, Gary Winget. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Barb McCormick; and mother-in-law, Helen Winget. A celebration of life will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 1150 Park St, Oregon, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, with a jam session to be held from 12 Noon until 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions will be distributed to children pursuing musical talents. Gunderson OregoFuneral & Cremation Care 1150 Park Street 608-835-3515
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