Age 66 Died peacefully on November 28, 2012 at the VA Medical Center following a brave fight with pancreatic cancer. Steve was born December 23, 1945 to Phyllis and Joseph Mayer who preceded him in death. He is survived and loved by siblings Carolyn (Joe) Pozzini, Richard (Lynnea), Alan (Lorri), David (Ann), Dorothy (Hal) Hansen and Kurt, and many nieces and nephews. Steve was also deeply loved and will be missed by his wife Ruth and his daughter Denise (Clyde) Egbert and grandchildren Isadora, Xavier and Amelie, and son, Brian Tayler (Debra Patkin) and grandchildren Anya and Jack. Steve is also missed by countless friends who admired Steve for his indescribable spirit and his joy for life. Family and friends will gather for a memorial service on Saturday, December 1, 4:00 p.m., First Congregational Church of Minnesota, United Church of Christ, 500 Eighth Avenue SE, Minneapolis, 55414, 612-331-3816. Reception to follow service.