The Mid County Chamber of Commerce has reported that Steve Rye, former owner of Sole Survivor, has passed on. His wife Kay said the cause was a heart attack. She reported his passing on April 5 on the Sole Survivor Facebook page.
She said that the business will go on, “of course.” She added that their next event is this weekend: Annual Small Scrap & Hide Sale + the return of: A Back Alley Clearance Sale
Kay also posted on Facebook:
If you had not heard, Steve had a major heart attack and sadly is no longer with us. He is now with God and getting a much-needed and well deserved rest!
Steve’s dear children Sarah, Jesse, Annie and his wife Kay invite you to join us in Maplewood at the Focal Point as we reflect on Steve’s life and times; his work, his family and friends.
Drop in anytime that suits your schedule. We look forward to spending time with you and hearing your stories and reflections on your friendship with Steve, loving Father,Husband and Friend.
The tribute to Steve Rye is to be held at The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd., Maplewood, on Saturday, April 22
11 a.m. – A tribute to Steve’s Life and a Word of Hope
12:00 – Refreshments
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Open House
Steve Rye’s obituary: In memory of Steve Rye