DADE CITY - Steven Gregory Tyler, local actor and musician died peacefully Friday in his home in Dade City following a long battle with illness. Born to military
parents (Brig. General and Mrs. Morgan S. Tyler), Steve traveled extensively throughout the world. A born athlete, skier and pilot, nonetheless his abiding love was theatre and a dog name Hounder. Steven's numerous television and film
credits included roles in "Wyatt Earp", "White Sands", "Miami Vice" and soap
opera "All My Children". Known locally for his stage work, Steven received critically acclaim for his roles in "Arpeggio Major" and "Bosoms and Neglect" at Tampa's Playmakers theatre. Although a member of Screen Actors Guild and Actor's Equity, Steven long cherished his amateur role in Theatre Winter
Haven's production of "Orphans" for which he obtained Ireland's Dundalk 1987 Best Actor award. Steven received a B.A. in Theatre from the University South Florida and Master of Fine Arts from Cornell University. Steven is survived by his mother Mrs. Morgan S. Tyler Jr. of Winter Haven, his brother, Morgan Seymour Tyler III of Hadlyme, Connecticut, his sister the Rev. Pam Tyler of Los Angeles, California and a beloved dog, Digger. Funeral services will be held at the 5th Street Chapel of Hodges Family Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Pam Tyler officiating.
Hodges Family Funeral Home, Dade City, FL 352.567.0000.
Published in Ledger on July 8, 2007