February 10, 2013
|(Photo by Jill Gable)|
It must have been a curious sight watching Kevin Tyjeski take vacation photos.
Whether visiting friends in Wisconsin, a resort in the Florida Panhandle or in-laws in South America, you'd find him shooting photos of sidewalks. Or landscaping. Or fences. Even enclosures for dumpsters.
Tyjeski, Orlando's deputy director of economic development, was always on the lookout for ideas to make the city more tidy and beautiful.
"The city was his passion," said his wife, Pat Tyjeski.
Family members returned home Wednesday night to find that Tyjeski, 53, had died while sitting in his favorite chair. His cause of death had not been determined Friday.
Tyjeski worked for Orlando for 18 years, mostly as a city planner. During that time, he played a role in virtually every development that came to Orlando, said the city's economic-development director, Brooke Bonnett. He helped decide how sections of land would be used and where homes and businesses should be located.
Read the full article at orlandosentinel.com.
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