Dr. Dan G. Guyer
Huntington Woods, MI - Dr. Dan G. Guyer, 74, of Huntington Woods, Mich., died on May 1, 2021.
Dr. Guyer was the son of the late Edith and the late Abram Guyer. Dr. Guyer was raised in Detroit, attended Mumford High School, and graduated from Wayne State University Medical School in 1971.
As a psychiatrist, he served in private practice in Grosse Pointe, Mich., and previously served as chief of psychiatry at Henry Ford Cottage Hospital. He was a beloved teacher through the hospital and the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He was an expert and clinical educator in electroconvulsive therapy, and was devoted to his residents in the program.
Dr. Guyer was a leader in many agencies and programs of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. He served as a member of local and national boards, including the Jewish Federations of North America. He was a lay leader of Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills, Mich.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Cheryl Guyer and his children Sara Guyer (Scott Straus), Erica Guyer (Daniel Franklin), and Jonathan Guyer; and six grandchildren Sadie Straus, Solomon Straus, Anna Franklin, Jacob Franklin, Samuel Franklin, and Aerin Franklin. He is also survived by sister Annie (Judge Benjamin) Friedman, sister-in-law Elise (Dr. Marty) Levinson, and brother-in-law Neil Chapin (Diana Staneva). His brother Dr. Martin (Sheila) Guyer passed away in 2009. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, cousins, colleagues and a world of friends.
Dr. Guyer received the Detroit Jewish Federation William Davidson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020. At the award ceremony held last fall, Dr. Guyer said, "I look at our community and its leadership, and as I look at my children and grandchildren, the future seems to be in good hands. May our community go from strength to strength." Private graveside services were held at Adat Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Contributions may be directed to JEWISH FEDERATION OF METRO DETROIT 4260 www.jewishdetroit.org
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