Sam Brown
  • 16 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 17, 1999
  • Date of passing: Jan 12, 2016
Let the memory of Sam be with us forever

This memorial website was created in loving memory of Sam Brown; son, brother, nephew, and friend.  We encourage family and friends to express their love and share their stories, photos, and videos to commemorate Sam's life.  We will remember him forever. Sam was a wonderful person inside and out; smart, kind, funny, musical, magical, and will be missed by all of us.

A celebration of Sam's life will be held on February 6th, 2016 at Chief Kanim Middle School in Fall City from 4-6pm.

We are asking loved ones, in lieu of flowers, to make a donation to a GoFundMe page to help support his family during this difficult time.  To make a donation go to

Thank You

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Kaelen Jeffers on 15th February 2016

"I did not know Sam very well and I don't think he knew me either but after hearing the news it left quite the impact on me. Seeing the the effect it had on others made me realize how important life is. His story gave me motivation to fight my own battle and keep my head up. Sam's memory will live on with those he has touched."

This tribute was added by E Lowe on 28th January 2016

"Susan and Nate, I am so, so sorry for your loss.  I will always remember Sam as a leader and helper on the ski bus - Great kid, beautiful young man.  He touched many with his infectious smile. Sam will be missed by all.  My thoughts and prayers go out to Sam's friends and family."

This tribute was added by Jerry Maher on 24th January 2016

"Sam was always well dressed in a button up shirt.  He led by example and was always willing to take on tasks other students did not want to do.  He brought a calm into the room when he entered.  He will be missed dearly."

This tribute was added by Trese Rand on 23rd January 2016

"One of those kids where all he needed was the project and the materials , and off he would go, always creating something unique, and really fun to see.  He had a little spark.  It was a privilege to have him as an art student. Sadness at his loss , but will always remember Sam."

This tribute was added by Sarah Barnes on 22nd January 2016

"Sam was such a smart, funny and talented young man.  The common thing I keep hearing when anyone talks about him, is his smile-and ability to share that smile with everyone he met.  It is a rare person who can touch so many lives with joy and humor.  I hope that we can all try to capture a small piece of that joyful spirit that shone so very brightly in Sam.  Maybe if we all work a bit, to bring a smile to the world in the ready way that he did, his light will continue to shine within us.  Sam, you will be sorely missed."

This tribute was added by Collette Stone on 22nd January 2016

"I always enjoyed watching Sam on the soccer field.  He was a hard worker and everyone liked him.  I couldn't help but notice how very handsome he was and always charming.:) I loved that his younger brother Nate was often at Sam's games and that really showed me how much Nate must have looked up to him. One couldn't help but pick up on his playful/ fun loving nature. A tribute to the person that Sam was can be noted by the incredible impact he had on so many in the short time he walked among us. Thinking of you and praying for your dear family."

This tribute was added by Debbie Pettersson on 20th January 2016

"I love watching Sam comming down the culdesac, always a big smile on his face, lighting up any day or situation. Waving and calling out to us from the street, greeting us with funny remarks that we could hear from any room in the house with doors and windows wide open on warm summer days. You did nothing but elevated us. We love you and we'll see you in heaven one day.  Thank you for your blessings. I cherish everyone."

This tribute was added by Jean-Jacques Tetu on 20th January 2016

"An incredibly vibrant and fun young man. I always looked forward to him coming in the door of my classroom. Truly one of the reasons I love teaching is getting to hang out with people like Sam. He will never be forgotten."

This tribute was added by Karen Nieman on 19th January 2016

"We will miss your beautiful smile, kind heart, and gentle spirit. You will be greatly missed and will be in our hearts and on our minds forever."

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This memorial is administered by:

Karen Nieman

Kindly sponsored by:
Lynn Wooldridge


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