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Jeffery Wayne Stayton


1947 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Jeffery Wayne Stayton Obituary

Jeff Stayton, 66, passed away on October 31, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV after a short illness. Jeff was born in Fort Bragg, CA on December 19, 1947.

He graduated from Marysville High School in 1966, where he played a fierce defensive end in Varsity football. He attended Yuba Junior College, excelling in both football and academics. Jeff earned his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering at Chico State University.

Jeff worked in Saudi Arabia in the 70's for ARAMCO. After returning stateside he settled in Las Vegas and worked for GC Wallace Engineering as a civil engineer, working on a substantial amount of the infrastructure of Las Vegas over the years.

Jeff spent much of his time as a mentor to many of his colleagues and friends. Jeff was an avid Harley Davidson enthusiast and lifelong fan of his beloved San Francisco 49ers. He also loved to travel, New Zealand being one of his favorite destinations.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Rebecca Salo and Mervyn R. Stayton and his brother, Bruce Salo.

Jeff is survived by his sister, Jan Schreiner of Elk Grove, CA; niece Meagan Schreiner of Oakland, CA; nephew Chris Schreiner of Sacramento, CA; brother Brent Salo of Federal Way, WA; several nieces and nephews as well as many lifelong, treasured, and cherished friends.

A celebration of Jeff's life is being planned for a later date in Yuba City, CA.

Additionally, a memorial service will be held November 15, 2014 at 11:00 am at Palm Cheyenne Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89129.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Michael S. Koizumi Scholarship Endowment, University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, Mail Stop 0162; Reno, NV 89557

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Nov. 7 to Nov. 9, 2014
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