We are saddened to announce the passing of Christopher Traiser on January 10, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the age of 52 following a brief illness. Christopher was born on March 27, 1965 in Lubbock, Texas and grew up in Lakeville, Minnesota, graduating from Lakeville High School in 1983 and from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in Political Science. Christopher lived for many years near Lake Calhoun, enjoying the area and pursuing the hobbies that brought joy and happiness to his life. Christopher will be lovingly remembered by his children, Lauren and Madison of Stillwater, Minnesota, by his parents William and Margaret of Naples, Florida and by his brother, Matthew (Janet) of Naples, Florida, along with his extended family and many, many friends. The family will hold a private service for Christopher, and a celebration of his life with friends and family will be scheduled for a later time. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to a . The family would like to thank everyone at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minnesota for their dedication, care and support.