M. Tyler Hawes, 22, of Rickreall, Oregon, died December 19, 2019. He was born September 20th, 1997 in Dallas, Oregon the son of Matthew Hawes and Sean and Trina Comerford. He attended Dallas and Perrydale schools and graduated from Perrydale High School in 2016.
Tyler suffered a brain injury at birth. He lived a great life overcoming many challenges of his cerebral palsy with the help and love of his family and friends. Tyler had been a member of Troop 259 of the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoyed watching and learning from the other scouts as well as service projects, outdoor activities and even attending camp. Tyler also had a love for basketball. He grew up cheering on his brothers’ and sister’s teams from the front row and eventually he became a Blazer fan. Tyler enjoyed swimming at the aquatic center, watching movies, Geocaching, and everything Bob Ross. He could watch videos of Bob painting for hours. Tyler attended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Dallas, where his contagious laugh could be heard through every prayer.
Tyler is survived by a large blended family; his parents Matthew Hawes of Dallas and Sean and Trina (Houskeeper) Comerford of Rickreall; his brothers Mick Hawes of Rexburg Id, Alex Hawes of Rickreall, Levi Comerford of Fairfield Wa, Cody (Audrey) Comerford of Turner, Michael (Jessica) Comerford of Aurora, Eric (Gina) Stevens of Springfield, Mike (Christine Seabury) Burger of Selah Wa and his sisters Briana (Jimmy) Drebin of Lafayette, Amanda (Jeff) Henrickson of Dallas. He also leaves his 14 nephew and nieces, His maternal grandparents, LaVal and Jennifer Houskeeper of Lacey Wa; his great grandmother; Betty Morris of Lacey, Wa; his paternal grandmother, Dixie (Leder) Nelson of Woodburn; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Arrangements are being handled by family with the support of Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center. Tyler’s celebration of life will be held on Saturday, December 28th, 2019 from 10am till 12pm at Perrydale School (old gym), 7445 Perrydale Rd. Amity, Or. The family would like to thank all who have shared kind words, help, and love through this time of loss.
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