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Keith E. Schuler

Published: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

DULUTH, Ga. – Keith E. Schuler of Duluth died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, after a long battle with cancer.

Keith was born May 18, 1963, in St. Louis, to Thomas and Marlene (Fortaw) Schuler. He graduated from Sterling High School and attended Sauk Valley Community College and Southern Illinois University. He earned the Eagle Scout Award. He was an avid camper and a ranger at several scouting high-adventure bases. He most recently volunteered extensively on numerous Habitat for Humanity builds.

He is survived by his three children, Mara, Brandon, and Rebecca, all of Decatur; his father, Tom; three brothers, Mark (Rachael) of Charlotte, N.C., Craig (Jennifer) of Naperville, and Thad (Tricia) of St. Louis; three sisters, Monica (Eric) Belby of Davenport, Iowa, Melaine (Nick) Pohlman of Geneva, and Audra of Chicago; his godmother, Aunt Donna Raclaw; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Crowell Brothers Funeral Home, Peachtree Chapel, Norcross, Ga. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at All Saints Church in Dunwoody, Ga. Interment will be at All Saints Columbarium in Dunwoody. A local memorial service will be at a later date in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Atlanta Cancer Center or Habitat for Humanity.

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