Obituaries » Drew A Leedy
February 20, 1989 - November 5, 2019
Drew Alexander Leedy
February 20, 1989 – November 5, 2019
Drew Leedy passed away suddenly in Bellevue, WA on Nov. 5, 2019 at the age of 30. He was born Feb. 20, 1989 in Reno, NV. Before moving to the Seattle area after college, he lived with his family throughout the Pacific Northwest, eventually settling in Yacolt, WA.
Drew graduated from Battle Ground High School in 2007 and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinematography from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA in 2011. He worked in sales for several industries including Information Technology, Security and Video Production. He was a film buff, video gamer and outdoor enthusiast who enjoyed kayaking, rock climbing and snowboarding. Drew traveled to Hawaii and Mexico on several family vacations and struck out on his own to Australia when he graduated from high school. He loved music of all genres and wrote and recorded hip hop.
Drew will always be remembered for his loving heart and authenticity. He shared his passion for life freely. He was open and accepting, a true and loyal friend, brother and son.
He is survived by his parents, Mark and Lorraine Leedy of Yacolt, WA; sister, Darin Leedy (Geoff Thomas) of Portland, OR; grandmother, Kay Robinette Leedy of Cameron Park, CA; three aunts, Jamie Oldham (Kris Naegeli), Renée Traud (Mike) and Bev Schubert (Chris); and seven cousins, Brandon Oldham (Pearl Monaghan), Mariah Holdsworth (Matt Jelmini), Nate Holdsworth, Eli Browne (Amanda Hubbard), Garrison Traud (Jolene), Chase Traud (Allison), and Jack Schubert; along with his countless and amazing friends. His nieces Hazel Irene Thomas and Drew Alexandra Thomas were born 16 hours after he passed.
A celebration of life will be held February 20, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. at the Kiggins Theatre in Vancouver, WA.
Donations in Drew’s memory can be made to the Epilepsy Foundation Washington.