Jeremy R. Davis (Vyne), born on January 26, 1985, in Syracuse, NY, left this world on September 15, 2023, leaving behind a legacy that touched the hearts and minds of all who had the privilege of knowing him. He was a beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend to many, and his passing has left a void that will be felt deeply by those who cherished him.
Jeremy's journey began at Thomas J. Corcoran High School, where he graduated in 2004. From an early age, he displayed a profound love for the arts, especially drawing. His ambition was to become a cartoonist, and his creative spirit was evident in every stroke of his pen. Drawing since the tender age of three, Jeremy never ceased to express himself through his art.
But his interests spanned far beyond the world of art. Jeremy was a renaissance soul, with a deep passion for science, literature, fantasy, and role-playing games. He had a remarkable intellect, speaking with a vocabulary that reflected his keen mind. He was an avid reader, finding solace and inspiration in the pages of countless books. His favorite movie, "The Labyrinth," was a testament to his love for the whimsical and imaginative.
Jeremy was a martial artist, a mycophile who appreciated the beauty of fungi, and a music enthusiast who found joy in dancing to its rhythm. He celebrated his uniqueness, embracing the label of "weird" with pride and encouraging others to do the same.
Throughout his life, Jeremy experienced both love and heartbreak, but he always left an indelible mark on those he encountered. He was a man of deep remorse and a strong commitment to righting his wrongs. He never judged anyone and had a profound love for the Earth, recognizing the importance of preserving it for future generations.
In a world where comfort often took precedence, Jeremy reminded us all of the dangers of its pursuit. One of his quotes, "The biggest threat to mankind's continuation is its endless pursuit of comfort," reflects his deep concern for the future of humanity.
Jeremy was a man of substance who never indulged in drugs, preferring to immerse himself in the wonders of life without artificial distractions. He had a unique talent for crafting art from mushrooms, even creating intricate necklaces from these natural treasures.
Jeremy possessed a remarkable ability to create and tell stories from the depths of his imagination, captivating those fortunate enough to listen. His storytelling prowess was matched by his photographic memory, allowing him to recall and share vivid details of his experiences.
Though he never learned to drive, Jeremy had a deep love for walking, experiencing the world at his own pace. He was recognized by his scruffy beard, glasses, and his robust yet gentle demeanor-a big guy with a heart overflowing with love.
Jeremy R. Davis (Vyne) is survived by his loving family, including his parents, Patrice Papazides and Steven Papazides, his sister Krychelle (Krys) Davis and her partner Ronda Williams, along with their children: niece Lucy, nephew John, niece Kelly, and nephew David. He is also remembered by numerous cousins, aunts, uncles, and cherished friends like Nathan Kay and Meshari Alnouri, and his devoted roommates, Jason Clement and Rebekah Froehlich, who were fortunate to be a part of his life's journey.
In Jeremy's memory, let us celebrate the uniqueness that defined him, embrace our own quirks, and remember his profound wisdom. His legacy will continue to inspire and uplift those who had the privilege of knowing him, and his art will forever serve as a reminder of his boundless creativity.
Rest in peace, Jeremy R. Davis (Vyne), your spirit will live on in the hearts of all who were touched by your presence.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 4-6 pm a Funeral Service will follow at 6pm at Burns-Garfield Funeral Home, 3175 East Genesee St. Syracuse. The funeral service will be live stremed via facebook. Click link to view video. https://www.facebook.com/burnsgarfield/live_videos/ Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.