dylan smith 2Dylan Zachary Smith, 22, of San Tan Valley, Arizona, and previously of Eagan, Minnesota, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on December 9, 2015. Dylan was born on December 29, 1992. He was a gentle giant, and had a heart of gold. Dylan especially loved animals, and he greatly missed his very favorite dog, Apollo, who preceded him in death.

Dylan will be dearly missed by his mother, Suzanne Olsen; his father, Todd (Shelly) Smith; his sisters, Chelsea and Desiree Smith; his brother, Cameron Smith; grandparents, Dale & Barbara Palmersheim and Dennis Smith; aunts, Tamera (Tony) Vogt and Kimberly (Bob) Gross; uncles, Scott (Elva) Smith and Shane (Carrie) Palmersheim; best friend, Alex Sandburg; and many cousins and extended family. He is preceded in death by his sister, Brittany, and his grandmother, Beverly.

Services will be held on Friday, December 18, 2015 at Crossroads Church, 7955 Ivystone Ave S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016. Family will greet friends at 11:00am for a time of visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11:30, with a luncheon to follow.