In memoriam: Christopher Baxter

Longtime staff member was known for being willing to help others

| Author: Ari Harris | Media Contact: Ari Harris

Christopher Baxter, a longtime facilities management employee, passed away Sunday, July 30. 

Christopher Baxter smiles for the camera while wearing glasses and a Hawaiian shirt.Chris will be remembered for his positive attitude and willingness to help others. He first joined the Central Michigan University community in December 2000 as a police dispatcher before becoming a member of the building services team, as a custodian in March 2012 where he worked for the remainder of his employment.

His supervisor mentioned, “On several occasions I witnessed students shaking Chris’ hand and thanking him for his military service, which Chris was very proud of.”  

Another colleague shared, “Chris always had a smile on his face and was willing to help his fellow colleagues. He will be deeply missed.” 


He is survived by his wife, Cyndi; his children, Nolan Baxter and Levi Baxter; his parents, Bob and Sue, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family.  An official obituary with information about a memorial service is available through Berry Funeral Home.

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