Princeton – Dana Ray Higgins, 63, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 11, 2017.  Dana was born in Calais on April 20, 1953, son of Walker and Virginia (McPhail) Higgins. 

 After graduating from Woodland High School, he worked for Georgia Pacific Woods Division as a skidder operator and as a logger from 1982 until 2016.  Dana was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, four wheeling and riding his motorcycles. 

 In addition to his parents, Walker and Virginia, Dana was predeceased by a son, Dana Jr.; and a brother Ernest “Happy” Higgins.  Surviving are three children, Michael Higgins Sr. and wife Krissy of Hamilton, OH, Sabrina Graham and husband Allen of Grantham, NH, and Kristofer Higgins and wife Wendy of Princeton; ten grandchildren, Michael Jr., Mackenzie, Mackayla, Nathan, Lucas, Quinn, Hadley, Rachel, Abigail and Kenzie; a brother Gary Higgins and companion Gail Hatt of Baring; many nieces and nephews; and his faithful canine companion Hershey. 

 In keeping with Dana’s wishes, a private burial will take place in Princeton Cemetery.  Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.  Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com