He was born on September 2, 1942 in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Blayney, as most of his family and friends called him, joined the Army Reserves in 1966.
After completing the required six months of active duty of his six year commitment, he became an apprentice with Walt Engel, learning the sheet rocking trade and worked for Modern Drywall until retirement.
Blayney was an avid basketball fan, watching his brother, nieces, nephews, and the Zags play whenever a game was available.
He loved meeting his sister and brother in Las Vegas for the Gonzaga/WCC tournaments.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father (Anna and Harry) and his brother (John).
Blayney is survived by his sister, Leanne Peters (Ron) and sister-in-law, Cheryl Hull.
He is also survived by nephews, Mark Hull, Jason Hull, Chad Hull, Donald Field, and niece, Susan Hergert.
Numerous cousins including, Ken Courchaine, Clint Courchaine, Steve Courchaine, and Stan Courchaine.
Close friends, Wally and Marge Locher, Sue Polensky, Jack Stanton, and Gus Abarotes.
A family burial is planned at Pines Cemetery.
Blayney requested that there be no service for him.