Adrian Daily Telegram, Thursday, March 13, 2008, pg 2A Mark Richard Schuler Obit TUCSON, Ariz. — Mark Richard Schuler, 45, of Tucson, Ariz., passed away Sunday night, March 9, 2008, in Santa Monica, Calif., where he was seeking treatment for cancer. Mark was born May 5, 1962, to Richard K. and Nina (Schwartz) Schuler in Lincoln, Neb. He was raised in Adrian, Mich., where he became a devoted Wolverine Fan. Mark married his high school sweetheart, Mary Beth Kibbee-Cook, his beloved “Baby Doll,” the love of his life, at St. Joseph’s Church in Adrian in 1982. Mark joined the U.S. Air Force in 1983 and retired in 2004 as Master Sergeant from DMAFB. Along the way Mark met and influenced many friends who became an important addition to his family. Mark and Mary had two children, Jessica, 24, and James, 21, both of whom graduated in Tucson, Ariz. Mark was a gladiator in his fight against cancer which began in 1995. He served on the committee for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Tucson and always encouraged others who were fighting the same battle. He enjoyed entertaining, bowling, sports and trips to Las Vegas. Mark is survived by his wife, Mary of Tucson; his beloved children, Jessica and James; his parents, Richard and Nina Schuler of Cedar Springs, Mich.; his brothers and sisters, Mike, Deborah, Nina, Shellie (Joe), Todd, Josie and Bill (Heidi), along with several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 14, 2008, at East Lawn Palms Mortuary, Tucson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2008, at Desert Dove Chapel DMAFB, with graveside services to follow at East Lawn Palms. The family would like to thank the UMC Hospital & Cancer Center, and all his doctors and nurses and the Veteran’s Hospital of Tucson.