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Andrew "Drew" Smith

September 19, 1971 - May 8, 2011
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Andrew "Drew" J. Smith, age 39, of Gurnee, IL, died suddenly on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at home. A small business owner, former paramedic, world traveler, recent scuba diver, Drew packed a lifetime of living into his 39 years. He lived most of his life in Gurnee but talked often of his three years near the beach in Malibu, CA. Drew was a lifetime member of Bethel Lutheran Church. Drew was born on September 19, 1971 in Waukegan, IL and is survived by his mom Eileen: dad William; brother and sister-in-law Jeff and Angela, two nephews Andy and Joshua and niece Alyssa, all of Auckland, New Zealand; grandmother Dorothy Wirtala; plus a...
Andrew "Drew" J. Smith, age 39, of Gurnee, IL, died suddenly on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at home. A small business owner, former paramedic, world traveler, recent scuba diver, Drew packed a lifetime of living into his 39 years. He lived most of his life in Gurnee but talked often of his three years near the beach in Malibu, CA. Drew was a lifetime member of Bethel Lutheran Church. Drew was born on September 19, 1971 in Waukegan, IL and is survived by his mom Eileen: dad William; brother and sister-in-law Jeff and Angela, two nephews Andy and Joshua and niece Alyssa, all of Auckland, New Zealand; grandmother Dorothy Wirtala; plus a large family of aunts, uncles, cousins, many many good friends and his dog Buddy. Visitation will be at Marsh Funeral Home 305 North Cemetery Road, Gurnee, IL on Thursday, May 12 from 5pm-8pm. A funeral service will be held at Bethel Lutheran Church 5110 Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 60031 on Friday, May 13 at 11 am with visitation from 10am followed by internment at Highland Memorial Park 33100 N. Hunt Club Road, Libertyville, IL Donations may be made in Drew's memory to Bethel Lutheran Church or to Cool Food Pantry in Waukegan (www.coolministries.org)

"A couple weeks ago Drew popped into my mind and I went looking for him online - wondering what became of that wonderful boy I dated in high school. I..." Angela Nash (Lyon) (Naperville, IL)

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