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Michael F. Vyn

Michael F. Vyn, 40, son of Eleanor (Elie) Mears Vyn and Frederick A. Vyn, died October 31, 2013 in his Wenham home. following a brief illness. Born November 24th, 1972 in NYC, he died from Acute Leukemia, 24 days short of his forty-first birthday. Throughout his life he fought illness with grace, tenacity and courage. Life was precious and humbling to Mike.  He demonstrated his compassion for all and expected nothing less from others, never shrinking away from challenges, never bowing to social stigma or criticism.  He carried his spirit ever growing stronger as he peacefully left his physical body. "Michael, the Lion Hearted". 

In addition to his  mother Eleanor Mears Vyn of Wenham, he is survived by  two sisters, Katherine E.Vyn of FL, Mary E. Vyn of NH; a niece, Maia Aisha Vyn of FL; grandfather, David A. Mears of Essex; aunts, Louise Mears Lutts and family of  Haverill, Joan Sebulski Vyn and family of MI, Marty Vyn of CO; uncles Walter G. Mears and family of Peabody,  Barry M. Mears and family of Essex and many loving friends and caregivers. He was the grandson of the late  Mary A. Mears formerly of Essex and  nephew of late Daniel D. Mears formerly of Salem.

All arrangements are private. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in his name to your favorite organization.

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