Kyle Hahn, age 45 of Trenton, passed away at his residence on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, at 2:47 p.m.
He was born in Hamilton, Ohio, on Aug. 7, 1958, the son of George and Julia (Irvin) Hahn. Kyle was the founder of the International ALS March of Faces in 1997, was active as president until his death, and was a world-renowned advocate for Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He was the lead guitarist and composer for Crawdaddy Band, Snake Charmer Bank and Vengeance Band for 20 years.
He is survived by his fiancée, Terry Frank of Trenton; a brother, Tobin Hahn of Overpeck; a sister, Christi, and her, husband, Rick Bates, of Hamilton; five nieces, Halicia, Brittany, Heidi, Paige and Julia; two great-nephews, Andrew and Jackson; and his grandmother, Merle Hahn of Alhambra, Calif. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Gerald and Sharon Hahn, Joann Hahn, Linda and Don Birgel and Tom and Donna Irvin; by his caregivers for the last five years, Valerie Rucker and RaeJean Creech; and a host of close friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents, Charles Hahn and Lewis and Beulah Irvin; and his aunt and uncle, Marsha and Dennis Ybarra.
Laid to rest at Hickory Flat Cemetery Trenton, Ohio.
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“From the moment you are born, you start dying — make a positive impact.” Kyle Hahn