University Facilities employee Daniel Byers Jr., 57, of Easley, died Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Spartanburg Medical Center.
Byers was senior project manager-electrical in Facilities and worked at the University for eight years.
“Dan went out of his way to exhibit kindness and compassion to all,” said Todd Barnette, associate vice president and chief facilities officer. “He was extremely proud of his work and the projects he accomplished. Dan was truly committed to his co-workers and customers, and freely showed his passion in assuring the enhanced safety for all of us through the work he achieved.”
Arrangements will be announced online by Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has many resources to support employees during this time. Counseling services, through the EAP provider Deer Oaks, are available 24/7 by calling 1-866-327-2400.
Students who need support should be referred to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 864-656-2451.