Major David Goard


Major David Goard, 78, died in his home in Cloquet peacefully, on October 24th, 2021. He lost his battle to lung cancer.

Major was born in Hibbing, Minnesota on October 14th, 1943. He had a wonderful and long career as an elementary teacher for over 30 years in Cloquet at Washington and Churchill Elementary Schools. He had a deep passion and love for fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed his family and spending time at his family’s cabin on Little Sturgeon in Sturgeon, MN and with his wonderful family in Wisconsin.

He is survived by his two daughters, Cristy Egerton and Tammy Francisco. Three grandchildren, Taylor and Chase Francisco and Elliott Egerton. His sister, Mary Erickson and her two sons Jason and Major Erickson.

A “Celebration of Life” will be held in April or May of 2022.