TEMPE, Ariz. - Eric Brian Euchner, 54, of Tempe, Ariz., passed away on January 21, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
Eric was born in Lakewood, Ohio, and graduated from Avon Lake High School. He received his degree in education from Arizona State University
near Phoenix, where he enjoyed the beauty and peacefulness of the desert. He worked many years in irrigation system design, was active in the community, and served as a mentor to many people. Eric was a kind and gentle man with a quick wit. He was loved and will be missed.
Eric is survived by his children, Kai and Xoe; his ex-wife Karen Euchner; and his sisters Renée Euchner of San Jose, Calif., Jenée John of Manhattan Beach, Calif., and Elaine Abraham of Annandale, Va. He was preceded in death by his father, E Bruce Euchner (2000); his mother, Patricia Euchner, died in Florida, August 2013.
Contributions may be sent in Eric's name to the Easier Softer Way Foundation at theeasiersofterway.com.