Nathan Robert Smith
Nathan Robert Smith, age 29, a beloved husband and son passed away on January 6, 2013. Mr. Smith, a Kirkland resident, grew up in Covington, Washington. He attended Kentlake High School, received a BS in electrical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from University of Washington Bothell.Nathan was a talented young man who lived his life with great passion. He loved the outdoors, and could often be found on a Saturday morning running through Bridle Trails Park in his toe shoes or hiking in the nearby wilderness around the Puget Sound. He was also a gifted classical guitarist and talented chef. He will be remembered as a beloved husband, son, brother, friend, and colleague to all those who knew him.He is survived by his wife, Rachel Bittner, his parents Kate and John Smith, his brother Brandon Smith, and countless friends, colleagues and former classmates. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Camp Unity c/o Lake Washington UMC, 7525 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033 (425) 885-3311.