Obituary for Nicholas L. Pylican

Nicholas L. Pylican, of Prescott Valley, passed away on Nov. 18, 2020, at his home with his mother, step-father, father, and brother at his bedside.  Nicholas was born on Jan. 29, 1985, in Safford, to Jerry Lee Pylican and Joyce Marie LeBaron.

Nicholas was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some of the most meaningful events in his life included going back to church, receiving the priesthood, and going to the temple.

He loved basketball – “especially the Phoenix Suns. LOL, just kidding Nick, Lakers rule!” – music, video games, hanging out with family, and shooting guns. He loved his dog, Meemo/Neena. One word that would describe Nicholas would be, “Generosity”. His favorite quotes are, “Here we go again” and “Not today Satan.” His favorite saying was, “Noooof!” He was determined, focused, loving, selfless, and brave.

Nicholas L. Pylican

He is survived by his mother, Joyce Donahue; father, Jerry Pylican; stepfather, Ron Donahue; siblings, Cindy Pylican, Scotty Pylican, Bryan Pylican, Daniel Pylican, and Chanel Donahue, and nieces and nephews, Tristan Davis, Lily Davis, Brooklyn Pylican, Caleb Labato, and Emily Walker.

A viewing will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday,  Nov. 28, at the Pima Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Funeral will begin at 2 p.m., with Bishop Cluff officiating.  Interment will follow in the Pima Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.  Online condolences may be extended at