Michael George Kyler (Oct. 20, 1952 — May 16, 2017)

Michael G. Kyler, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away from complications related to cancer. Mike was born in Denver, Colorado, on October 20, 1952.

Mike primarily lived in Colorado as a young child. Mike graduated from Clear Creek High School in 1970. Mike met his wife, Susan, in 1970 and they were married August 31, 1973. Mike attended Colorado State University and later transferred to University of Colorado, where he earned his Pharmacy degree in 1977. At the time of his death Mike was the Director of Pharmacy at Grand River Hospital in Rifle, Colorado.

Mike and Susan had two loving children, Adam and Emily Kyler.

Mike loved spending time with his family and also enjoyed traveling, trap shooting, skiing and woodworking. Mike was well-recognized as a leader and mentor and also for his calm demeanor, broad smile, always willing to help others, and personifying integrity and honesty.

Mike is survived by his wife of 43 years, Susan; children Adam and Emily; mother Dorothy Kyler; brothers Scott and John Kyler; and a large extended family in Denver.

In lieu of flowers please make a charitable contribution to University of Colorado Hospital Foundation c/o Erin Henniger, 12401 East 17th Avenue, Mail Stop F-485, Aurora, Colorado 80045. In the memo section put “Dr. Wilson’s cancer research.” A small private family memorial will be held at a later date.

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