Stuart Cheyne

Obituary of Stuart Martin Cheyne

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Stuart "Tooie" Martin Cheyne, 71, of Lake Placid, passed away on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024 at Adirondack Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Tooie had been receiving loving care from friend and longtime love, Darlene Stanton. Born in Nyack, New York on June 16th, 1952. His parents were James A. Cheyne and Betty M. Dyer both of Pennsylvania. Tooie's younger years of life were spent at the family's camp in Old Forge, New York and surrounding area. Tooie landed in Lake Placid in his teenage years attending Lake Placid High and Northwood School. In the late 70's, on his way traveling west, Tooie found himself in a small town in Northern New Mexico, called Las Vegas, where he took up residence for a short time. After many years of living and exploring New Mexico, he moved to Lake Tahoe (Tahoe City), California in 1993. Tooie retired in 2014. After over 30 years of being away from his home state of New York, Tooie moved back to Lake Placid in 2014 where he remained until his final days. Throughout his life, he had a great passion for the outdoors - hiking, skiing, taking long walks and exploring. Surviving family includes longtime love and partner, Darlene Stanton of Lake Placid, NY. His daughter, Sara Ashton and husband, Hunter of Portland, Oregon. Daughter, Melissa Christensen of Lake Placid. Brother Jim Cheyne and wife, Arlene of Utica, New York. Sister, Carol "Charlie" Cheyne of Tampa, Florida. Stepdaughters, Jessica Estes and Tiffany Stanton. Many family members including grandchildren - London, Avery, Jared, Molly and Maggie, Secilley, Tess and Hallie. Nephew, Jimmy Cheyne and niece, Courtney Cheyne plus many family members around New York and across the states. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, sister Barbara "Punky" Cheyne. Wife and mother of his second daughter (Sara), Julia Cheyne and stepson, Dennis Estes. A loving and wonderful partner, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Tooie will be greatly missed and continued to be loved and remembered. Cremation has taken place. No services are planned.
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