LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona — Jeff passed away on May 15 at his
residence in Lake Havasu City of heart disease. He was born on June 26,
1961, and then soon adopted by Joseph S. and Joan D. Guylas in Alliance,
He graduated from Lincolnview High School in Van Wert, Ohio
in 1981 and later became a student and resident of Stewart Home School
in Frankfort, Kentucky. In 2000, he moved to Tucson, Arizona to live
near his family following his father’s death.
Jeff was an avid
sports fan and loyally supported his favorite teams, especially the Ohio
State Buckeyes, Kentucky Cardinals and more recently, Lake Havasu High
School Knights. A gifted athlete himself, he won numerous bowling titles
and won a gold medal in the Special Olympics World Competition in 1995
in the golf event. He held various jobs before he became a handyman and
caretaker for his precious mother for the last ten years. Jeff rescued
numerous dogs, who he loved like family members. His was well known for
his caring and generous acts of kindness.
He is survived by his mother, Joan, of Lake Havasu City, his sister,
Jody and husband, Mike Roll of Tucson, Arizona, along with two nephews,
Luke and Matthew Summersett of Tucson, Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph in 2000.
memorial service was held at Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home at 21 Riviera
Blvd. on Friday at 1 with the Pastor Timothy Coop of The Crossing Church
in Las Vegas officiating. A reception will follow to celebrate his life
and achievements at Lake Havasu High School 2675 S. Palo Verde Blvd in
The family requests memorials be made to Lake Havasu Unified School District and Western Arizona Humane Society.