Obituary: Christopher Eric Thayer |

Obituary: Christopher Eric Thayer

Christopher Eric Thayer peacefully left this world on January 26, 2012 at home. Chris was born on 3/17/51 in Los Angeles. He lived throughout California, as well as France and Germany before settling in Truckee years ago. Chris was a loving husband to Kelly and father to Annika and Aleksen as well as a great friend to many. Besides his family, he had a passion for the outdoors and vintage cars. His time driving with the Skip Barber school of driving was a highlight for all! He enjoyed skiing, driving, golfing and traveling.

Chris is survived by his immediate family as well as his brother Jeff and sister in law Lisa of Montara and sister Robin and brother in law George Dean of Mountain View.

A celebration of Chris’ life will be held on Sat. Feb. 4, 2012 from 4:00 – 6:00pm at Dragonfly in Downtown Truckee. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in trust for Annika and Aleksen Thayer and mailed c/o Kelly Thayer 13389 Hansel Ave. Truckee, CA 96161.