SOUTH PORTLAND - The pine tree state has lost one of its most influential non-profit leaders.
Founder and former CEO of the Special Olympics of Maine, Mickey Boutilier has died. In a statement from the organization, Mickey is described as a legend in the world of Special Olympics, devoting his entire life to improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.
He passed away, with family members by his side, after a brief battle with an unknown illness. A celebration of his life will take a place at Camp Tall Pines in Poland. That date will later be announced by the organization.
Andrew joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in June of 2012. Raised in Houston, Texas, Andrew graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he majored in Communications. From July 2011 to December 2011, Andrew was a student reporter for New England Cable News (NECN) and would take part in a live shot every Thursday for The Morning Show, covering topics from the financial crisis to the New England Patriots.