Douglas McQuiston

Obituary of Douglas Ray McQuiston

Douglas Ray McQuiston, age 67, of Mt. Pleasant, SC passed away peacefully on June 28, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. Doug was born on February 24, 1956 in Richmond, IN.  As a young man, Doug excelled in academics and athletics.  He was a 1978 graduate of Ball State University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree, followed by a long and fulfilling career in fire protection engineering. He also enjoyed volunteering on various mission trips throughout his life. Doug was a devoted husband, father, and friend, as well as an avid Clemson Tigers and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. 


Doug was preceded in death by his wife, Colleen McQuiston, his father, Clare McQuiston and his mother, Charlene McQuiston. He is survived by his daughters Meghan Biggers (Allen) of Charleston, SC and Laura Tolbert (Jeremy) of Greenville, SC; son, Andrew “Drew” McQuiston of Charleston, SC; siblings Janette Cason of Waco, TX, Judith Testin of Indianapolis, IN, Gregory McQuiston of Lake Orion, MI, and Joanne McCree of Normal IL; grandchildren, Everett Biggers, Pierson “Bo” Biggers, Charlotte “Charlie” Biggers, Henry Biggers, Parker Tolbert, and Molly Tolbert. A memorial service will take place in Mt. Pleasant, SC on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 11 am in the Moultrie Room at South Bay with a reception immediately to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation or the Kairos Prison Ministry.

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