Ethan tragically lost his life on the scene of a fire call Wednesday, February 22, 2023. He died doing what he loved to do most, serving his community and those in need. Ethan made the ultimate sacrifice and gave his life for free.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and across all public buildings and grounds remain lowered to half-staff on Saturday, March 4 to honor and remember Paw Paw Firefighter Ethan Quillen, who passed away in the line of duty. The flag lowering will coincide with the date of Quillen’s funeral.