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Michael Weber of Port St. Lucie, FL, died after a brief illness on October 25. After months of not feeling well, shortness of breath and fatigue, without any specific diagnosis, he was admitted to the hospital earlier in the week, to get answers. He was diagnosed with systemic cancer, put on machines to make him comfortable and waited for some improvement. On the 25th, his wife (of many many years and business partner and manager) Carol, knew it was time to let him go. He was still active in art fairs, having most recently participated in the Carmel Art Festival in Carmel, Indiana.

Mike was well loved in art fair circles with friends everywhere. He created luminescent water color paintings and, I'd guess, won the top award at just about every show, including the $15,000 Best of Show at Gasparilla a few years ago. He will be missed not only by his friends in the art fair business (Gert and Sheila Olsen, John and Camille Staropoli, Bruce Peeso, Allan Teger and Barbara Krupp, Jude and Michelle Pokorny, Rick Preston, {you can probably add your name here}) but by art collectors especially in Florida and the Midwest. 

Michael met Carol when they both were artists working for Hallmark cards. 

My sincere condolences to Carol Weber who was always at his side, supporting, caring and working with him. 

See more of his work:

Michael was cremated and there will be a memorial service and burial at the Veterans National Cemetery near their home in Florida. Date to be announced.

Arrangements can be found at:!/Obi...

The obituary is being prepared by his loved ones.  

Carol is Michael's only surviving family member. Michael's friends have started a GoFundMe campaign to help Carol with his final expenses. Their wish is that the art fair community will help. Learn more:

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In my inbox from Camille Staropoli.

Hi Connie, we are going to have a memorial for Michael on Wednesday Nov 13 at 10:30
At the South Florida National Cemetery
6501 S State Rd 7
Lake Worth, Florida. 33449

Afterward we will have a gathering at Carol house
664 se Stow Terrace
Port St Lucie , 34984.

I am SO SORRY for your loss Carol & to all who knew Michael!  His paintings were very exceptional & he will indeed be missed greatly at the Art fairs...


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