Dr. Krishnaswamy Iyengar Dayalu
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Dr. Krishnaswamy Iyengar Dayalu , Age: 74
August 06, 1943 -- June 11, 2018

Dr. Krishnaswamy Iyengar (K.I.) Dayalu at 74 years old was called home to glory the evening of Monday, June 11, 2018. His six-year battle with cancer came to a peaceful end with family members at his side. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather.

Dr. Dayalu was born in Tumkur, Karnataka, India on August 6, 1943. The youngest of eight children, he immigrated to the United States of America in 1979 looking for a better life for his family. By God’s grace and blessings, Dr. Dayalu enjoyed a distinguished professional career as a corporate executive and scientist/inventor in the Animal Health industry.

Dr. Dayalu is survived by his devoted wife of 47 years, Dr. Elizabeth Dayalu, children Mercy Troyer and her husband Kendon, Dr. Esther Pedersen, and Philip Dayalu. He was “Thatha” to the grandchildren he loved unconditionally - Braden, Sydney, Taryn, Broderick, Brielle, Slade, and Drake, and Uncle to numerous nephews and nieces that loved him dearly.

With heavy hearts we grieve his passing, but even more so We Celebrate His Life --- A Life Well Lived.

Visitation and Services to be held at Life Church,9800 W. 135th Street, Overland Park, KS on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Visitation begins at 1pm; service starts at 2pm followed by interment at Johnson County Memorial Gardens at 11200 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS. We will return to Life Church for a celebration of life and dinner will be served.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Faith4All Ministries or Gideons International.

Additional Service: Visitation
Location: Life Church
Address: 9800 W 135th Street
City: Overland Park
State: KS
Zip Code: 66221
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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Additional Service: Funeral Service
Location: Life Church
Address: 9800 W 135th Street
City: Overland Park
State: KS
Zip Code: 66221
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
Google Map: Click Here to see Location on Map.

Additional Service: Interment
Location: Johnson County Memorial Gardens
Address: 11200 Metcalf Ave
City: Overland Park
State: KS
Zip Code: 66210
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: No Service Time Added
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
Google Map: Click Here to see Location on Map.

Mathew and Beena Jacob June 14, 2018

Friends yonkers, NY , New York

It was a privilege to have known uncle. We cherish his sweet spirit. What a loss. A man with sncere love for people, great conviction about spiritual things. Grateful for the hope of meeting again. We continue to keep you all in prayer.

Verlin & Karen Troyer June 13, 2018

Our son Kendon is married to Mercy Troyer, daughter of KI Millersburg , Ohio

Thinking of you all at this time of sadness. Your husband and father was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed.

Deacon Dan Keller June 14, 2018

former co-worker in Lincoln OMAHA , Nebraskac

Elizabeth, my sincere condolences to you and your family on the passing of KI. I just found out today as Robby Robinson was kind enough to forward information. I was very fond of KI and had a high regard for him as a scientist, leader, husband and father. I remember talking with him about manufacturing and he told me one of his success traits was "when you identify a problem, shine a light on it, and do not remove the light (focus) until that problem is resolved". Seems to fit a lot of aspects of life. He was an exceptional man. Your former HR guy in the Lincoln plant...Deacon Dan Keller

Amber Lujan June 14, 2018

Nurse Overland Park , Kansas

Thank you for letting me share in his care. He will forever be missed. Rip Mr Dayalu I’ll never forget your smile.

Hitesh Raval June 14, 2018

Friend of Phil Dayalu Irving , Texas

Our prayers are with you and your family!

Bruce and Kim Lewis June 15, 2018

Friends with Phil Dayalu Kennebunk , Maine

Our condolences on your loss. Based on what have seen from Phil and his children, Dr Dayalu created a legacy to be remembered with his children and grandchildren. We pray for peace and God’s love to comfort you.

Vanigere (Gunda) & Prabha Ranganath June 15, 2018

First cousin Methuen , Massachusetts

Dear Elizabeth, Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your entire family. May God give you the peace that you all seek at this difficult time. We love you all.

Chetan Gopal June 15, 2018

Nephew Boston , Massachusetts

Sincere condolences to the entire family. May his soul rest in peace.

gokul prakash June 15, 2018

cousin north andover , Massachusetts

My sincere condolences to Elizabeth and the family, may his soul rest in peace. God bless you all !!!!

Balachandran Wariyar,MD June 15, 2018

Friend Omaha , Nebraska

Indira and our family including me send our condolences and sympathies . At times some things are not to be ..and the GOOD LORD has HIS plans. Indira and Bala

TG Nagaraja June 15, 2018

Former student Manhattan , Kansas

Dear Elizabeth and the family: My heartfelt condolence to you all. I have known Dr. Dayalu since 1965. He was my teacher in the veterinary school-an outstanding teacher. Just wanted you all to know that I share in your grief. He was genuinely caring person and a great man. TG

Nat Ricciardi June 15, 2018

Colleague at Pfizer GREENWICH , Connecticut

My condolences to the family. KI will always be remembered as a gentleman and a great scientist.

Shanthi(mandaya) June 16, 2018

Cousin Bangalore/India , Massachusetts

Heart felt condolences. Many happy memories flood.rest in piece.

Shanthi(Mandaya) June 16, 2018

Cousin Bangalore , Massachusetts

Mine and JAYADEV’s heart felt condolences.many happy memories of time spent flood.rest in peace.

Rex Newsham June 16, 2018

Fellow employee, Pfizer Lincoln , Nebraska

Elizabeth and family, I am so sorry for your loss and I send you my deepest sympathy. KI's scientific mind was always working to solve problems. He was a great manager to me and he taught me so much in how to deal with people. He was always supportive and made me feel important. I remember our trip to Scotland where he "caddied" for me while I played a round of golf. His influence on my career, not only as a scientist, but as a friend, stays with me still. He will always be remembered.

Roger and Diann Kittok June 16, 2018

Friends Lincoln , Nebraska

Dearest Elizabeth and Family, You have our deepest sympathies at your loss of K.I. He was a wonderful man and one we are glad to have met. We will keep you all in our prayers and our hope is that you will be blessed with fond memories. Love, Diann and Roger

Dr Jay Gerber June 21, 2018

work associate Lincoln , Nebraska

Dear Elizabeth and family, I am very sorry to learn of KI's death. He was a wonderful colleague and friend, and a very good scientist. I enjoyed our time together, especially the projects on which we worked together. I learned a lot from KI. More than that, he was a good person. One could tell he thought a lot of you and his family. Our thoughts are with you. Dr. Jay Gerber

DOUG WILSON July 09, 2018

Physics teacher of Mercy and Phil Lincoln , Nebraska

Dr. Elizabeth, Mercy and Phil--It is with sadness that I noticed the death of Dr. KI. He was such a devoted father and concerned for the well-being of his children. I remember meeting him at an East High open house shortly after the beginning of school and was so impressed by his pleasant demeanor and the interest he took in the content and direction of the course I taught. Cherish your many memories of his wonderful impacts on all who had the privilege of knowing him.--Doug Wilson (East High physics)