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Jeremy L. Thayer

 Jeremy L. Thayer (45) passed away in his home in Washington DC on February 2, 2024. 


 Jeremy was born to Lizette Harrison and Scott Thayer on September 21, 1978 in Alamogordo New Mexico. He grew up in Clinton, Illinois and graduated in the class of 1997. 


 Jeremy was a man of many talents and hobbies, but he was best known for his sense of humor. He was a highly motivated individual who put his all into everything he did, whether it was running marathons, coaching, working at State Farm for two decades, painting, and politics. Jeremy took pride in his work ethic, spending countless hours coaching the Bloomington Junior High track team and working at State Farm. Out of all of his achievements, being a father was his favorite. He loved spending time with his daughter Caleigh and cheering her on in all of her endeavors. 


 Jeremy is survived by his daughter, Caleigh, as well as numerous family members and friends. He was a well-known figure in the communities of Clinton and Bloomington and will be deeply missed by all. However, he is now reunited with his father, grandmother, and best friend Jeff.


 Details regarding services are pending.