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Laybe, Michael Rue
63, a native of Phoenix, AZ passed away on October 17, 2014. He will be lovingly missed by all the lives he touched. Michael was riding his bicycle while enjoying an October evening when he was struck by a car. He was a generous soul who deeply loved his wife and daughter. His hobbies included the art of gun-making and competitive shooting. He lived his passion through his work as the Quality Control/Inventory Adviser and "Generally Nice Guy," as his business cards read at Dillon Precision for over 22 years. Michael was a lifetime member of the Gold Prospectors Association of America and served on the executive board of the AZ chapter. He was honored with the Governor's Pride Award for his service on the AZ Highway clean up committee. Michael was always quick to lend a hand to anyone in need. He was a lover of all genre of music and played the guitar. His other talents included drawing, photography, leather works and Michael thought he was a great comic. His sense of humor and kindness will be missed. Michael is survived by his loving wife of 36 years Sue, daughter Adrienne Savone (husband, John), brother Patrick (wife, Andrea), father Vince, as well as his favorite grand dogs Rocky and Baci. A celebration of Michael's life will be held for family and friends Saturday 10/25 from 11 am - 1 pm at The Vig Uptown Restaurant 6015 N. 16th St. Phoenix. All are welcome.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 22, 2014
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