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Monday, November 20, 2023
Charles Albert Mylroie, a remarkable individual whose life filled with professional achievements cherished moments with loved ones, passed away on November 5, 2023. Born on October 9, 1939, in the serene town of Weiser, Idaho, Charles was a beloved husband to his devoted wife of 62 years, Patricia W. Mylroie. He was also a loving father to his sons Scott Charles, Mark Charles and daughter Amy Jo. He took great joy in being a doting grandfather to his grandson Tyler Scott Mylroie.
Charles pursued a distinguished career as a Marketing Manager for General Electric. He made significant contributions while working at Celanese, where he played an instrumental role in developing new plastics for various applications including handle ware on liquor bottles and the major appliance industry. His tenure as a sales and market manager at Huls America was equally influential; he helped diversify five hot melting adhesives and spearheaded the introduction of nylon powder coatings for dish racks, leaving an indelible mark on these industries.
Education was paramount to Charles, and he pursued his academic journey with great dedication and passion. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from Idaho State University in Pocatello before attending Stanford University in Palo Alto, California as a Graduate Teaching Assistant for Chemistry. Committed to furthering his knowledge and skills, Charles obtained an M.B.A. in marketing from the University of California in Berkeley with an exceptional GPA of 3.94. His intellectual curiosity combined with his relentless work ethic paved the way for numerous scholarly accomplishments.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Charles led a vibrant life filled with diverse interests and cherished memories. An adventurer at heart, he delighted in outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, backpacking, and even played bridge to exercise his strategic mind. Charles's love for foreign travel allowed him to explore different parts of the world and immerse himself in various cultures. Additionally, he found solace and fulfillment through home group Bible studies, nurturing his spiritual growth.
Charles had a refined palate and an appreciation for gourmet foods. His culinary pursuits brought him great joy, and his outstanding cinnamon rolls during Christmas became a cherished tradition that will be dearly missed by all who were fortunate enough to savor them.
His gregarious nature and wonderful sense of humor endeared Charles to all who had the privilege of crossing paths with him. He possessed the remarkable ability to brighten any room with his infectious laughter and warm presence. His witty remarks and lighthearted banter brought joy to those around him, creating lasting memories that will be treasured by friends and family alike.
Charles's proudest accomplishments extended beyond his professional achievements. Throughout his life, he maintained an unwavering commitment to his Christian faith journey. This spiritual foundation provided him with strength, compassion, and wisdom as he navigated through the ups and downs of life. Charles also formed deep and lasting friendships that became a pillar of support throughout his lifetime.
In this time of profound loss, the memory of Charles Albert Mylroie will forever live on in the hearts of those who knew him best. His legacy is one marked by resilience, intellect, love, and laughter. The impact he made in his professional field will continue to shape industries for years to come, while the memories he created with family and friends will be cherished for generations. As we mourn the passing of this extraordinary individual, let us also celebrate the beautiful tapestry of a life well-lived. May Charles rest in eternal peace knowing that he has left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know him.