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 James Hewitt, March 8 1974 - August 9 2003
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James Hewitt, Windows systems architect for UW CSE, died in a motorcycle accident on August 9, 2003. He was 29.

James had been involved in tech support positions since he was in high school, working directly or as a contractor for UW, the Pacific Science Center, Microsoft, Attachmate, Providence Medical Center, Boeing, and CSE. He also was the founder of Techwolf Networks, an enterprise technology consulting firm.

He had a huge heart.

Seattle Memorial Service

A Seattle memorial service was held from 1:00-3:00 on Saturday August 23 at the Graham Visitors Center in the Washington Park Arboretum. University Week article here.

Remembering "Icecold"

Please contribute to a public archive of remembrances of our beloved friend and colleague, James "Icecold" Hewitt, by sending email here. You may browse the submissions of others here.

A PDF version of the remembrances containing all the submissions through 3 September 2003 is now available here. This document format is suitable for printing.

James Hewitt Scholarship Fund

James's parents ask that contributions in James's memory be made to:

James Hewitt Scholarship Fund
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
Box 352350
Seattle, WA 98195-2350

Checks should be made payable to "University of Washington."

You may give online here; specify "James Hewitt Scholarship Fund" in the "comments" field.

Remembrances to the family

Remembrances to the family may be sent to:

Family of James Hewitt
c/o Spencer, Libby & Powell
1100 Kelly Avenue
The Dalles, OR 97058

Newspaper obituary

James A. Hewitt Jr. was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on March 8, 1974, and died on August 9, 2003, in an accident at the young age of 29. He spent his younger years in Dallesport, Washington, graduating from Lyle High School in 1992. Jimmy (James) moved to Seattle after graduating from high school to begin an adventure of college, working, playing and traveling. Jimmy worked for the University of Washington's Department of Computer Science & Engineering as their Senior Systems Engineer / Architect. He was also Founder and CEO of TechWolf Networks inc. Some of Jimmy's favorite hobbies were world traveling, running, hiking, scuba diving, riding his motorcycle, and his newest found pleasure of flying. Jimmy just accomplished getting his pilot license this year so that he could open another chapter of his life. His biggest enjoyment in life was his family and friends.

Jimmy is survived by his Dad and Mom, Tom and Debby Turner of Dallesport, Washington; his Mother Cordia Merrick of Tum Tum, Washington; his baby sister Sheena Hewitt of Dallesport, Washington; his sisters Jawea Isaccson with husband Kurt of Everett, Washington and Angle Howell with husband Dennis of Wenatchee, Washington; and two brothers Scott Turner with wife Malynda and Steven Turner with wife Gina of Idaho City, Idaho. His Grammy Blevins of The Dalles, Oregon, Grandpa and Grandma McGeorge of Phoenix, Arizona, Grandpa and Grandma Dykes of Yuma, Arizona, and Grandpa and Grandma Fischman of Gretna, Nebraska. Seven nephews Brandon, Blake, Skyler, Wyatt, Clayton and Quinton and one niece Grace. He is also survived by many uncles, aunts, cousins, friends and co-workers that will miss him immensely. Jimmy was preceded in death by his Father, James A. Hewitt Sr. and his Grandpa Blevins.

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