Michael Smalley was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on September 24, 1968, and lived his entire life in St. Louis, Missouri. His life was a magnificent tapestry of love, laughter, and priceless memories. Born to Dr. Robert H. and Linda Smalley, he had a loving and energetic personality. His life’s journey was full of ups and downs. Michael was raised in a multiethnic, very mobile household. He traveled to Lubbock, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he experienced a variety of environments and civilizations. The family eventually made La Grange, Texas, their home.
During these early years, he learned the values of endurance, adaptability, and unwavering loyalty to loved ones, as well as a deep regard for variety. Michael combined a wide range of pursuits and interests throughout his life. His eagerness and excitement for learning were evident even at an early age. These qualities bestowed upon him a keen intellect and an insatiable curiosity that he carried with him throughout his life. Eventually, he made his home in St. Louis, Missouri, where he established himself and made a lasting impact through his endeavors and relationships.
The important thing is that he intended to change people’s lives, regardless of how exactly his accomplishments turned out. Just by being around, Michael gave those closest to him a great deal of joy and comfort. He enthralled everyone who had the good fortune to know him with his contagious humor, boundless empathy, and unwavering kindness. His ability to make people laugh and his unwavering support were natural mood enhancers. The news of Michael Smalley’s passing shocked his family in St. Louis, Missouri.