In memoriam: Christopher Davis

The following obituary for Christopher Davis was published in the Peninsula Daily News and

Davis’ death is being investigated by the Lynnwood Police as a homicide. Davis, was found when police responded to a welfare check at an apartment in the 19300 block of 36th Ave W. in Lynnwood.

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to call the Lynnwood Police Department Tip Line at 425-670-5676.

Obituary for Christopher Davis:

Christopher Lee Davis (January 17, 1983 – September 20, 2015)

Beloved son, brother and family member, Chris was taken from us in September.

Christopher attended Port Angeles and Port Townsend high schools, where he learned an appreciation for music. He graduated from Port Townsend High School and Peninsula College in 2001 with an associate degree.

Chris attended Western Washington University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in music. The University of Washington granted Chris a master’s degree in piano performance.

Christopher was active in the music community and loved competition.

Besides many community concerts, Chris participated in the following: New York University Summer Piano Institute, Western Washington University Summmerstock, first piano in Oregon’s Mu Phi Epslon Scholar Competition, Pacific Lutheran University Piano Performance Institute, Portland (Oregon) International Piano Festival and the International Russian Music Competition.

Christopher was employed by Kirkland Congregational United Church of Christ as director of music ministry and as a private music instructor.

We would like to give special recognition to Patricia Marcy and Marilyn McNamara for getting Chris started in piano during his early years.

Christopher is survived by his parents, Tedd and Peggy Davis of Shelton, Washington, and his brother, Darren of Port Angeles.

A celebration of Chris’s life will be held Saturday, October 24, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Kirkland Congregational United Church of Christ, 106 Fifth Avenue, Kirkland.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial gift in Christopher’s name may be made to Port Townsend High School Music Boosters, 1500 Van Ness Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368.

Rest in peace, Chris.

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