In Memory

Geoffrey S. Payne

Deceased Classmate: Geoffrey S. Payne
Date Of Birth: 1952
Date Deceased: Sept-29-2009
Age at Death: 53
Cause of Death: Heart failure after heart surgery the previous fall
Classmate City: Columbia
Classmate State: MO
Classmate Country: USA
Survived By: Geof was married then divorced to Bobbi Miller, also a Sahuaro '70 grad.

Geof studied advertising, graphic design, photography, and film at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. He worked at the Los Angeles Times and The Dallas Morning News before moving to Columbia, MO. He earned a BA in Media Management/New Media Technology from the University of Missouri School of Journalism and worked in public relations, marketing, and communications. He had a passion for building community, expressed in his work with Columbia Christian Singles and more recently in his involvement with The Crossing Church Single Adult Ministry. His friends will miss his generous heart, ready wit, and infectious sense of humor.
- Twila Brickman