Hero Down: Fairfax County Police Officer Michael Levish Succumbs To Cancer
Fairfax County, VA – Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) Officer Michael “Mike” Levish died on Aug. 21, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
“It is with great sadness that we share the loss of one of our own, PFC Mike Levish, who was battling pancreatic cancer,” the FCPD said in a press release on Aug. 23. “We ask that you keep his family and friends in your thoughts during this difficult time.”
The 38-year-old New Kensington native passed away “with his loving family by his side,” according to his obituary.
Officer Levish served with FCPD for 16 years.
"Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure,” his obituary read.
Officer Levish leaves behind his wife of 10 years, Esen, and their children, seven-year-old Evren and six-year-old Ela.
“He was a phenomenal father and husband,” his obituary read. “His family always came first.”
Officer Levish is also survived by his parents, siblings, and his in-laws.
He was laid to rest on Tuesday.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family Fairfax County Police Department Officer Michael “Mike” Levish, both blood and blue. Thank you for your service.
Rest easy, hero. We’ll hold the line from here.