John Nelson Maier (1951 - 2014)

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John N. Maier

Asheville - John N. Maier, 62, of Asheville, died on Monday, February 17, 2014 at Mission Hospital. A native of Atlanta, GA he was born on December 19, 1951 to Peggy Dukes Maier and the late John Paul Maier. In addition to his father he was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 29 years, Candy Maier.

A proud Eagle Scout, John supported the Boy Scouts of America his entire life. John was a graduate of the University of Georgia, receiving his undergraduate degree in Accounting. Upon graduation his work brought him to New York City where he met the love of his life, Candy. They retired to Asheville in early 2000 where, together, they owned and operated the Map and Globe Store on Haywood Street in downtown Asheville until 2006.

In addition to his mother, Peggy Maier, he is also survived by his son, John Maier of Cambridge, England; and his daughter, Liz Maier of Chicago, IL.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Grace Episcopal Church with Reverend Robert Reese officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the National Audubon Society, 225 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014.

Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Avenue is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent through the website,


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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Feb. 20, 2014
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