Steven Forsyth, 45, was one of two people killed when a gunman opened fire at a shopping mall.
Born in Denver, CO.
He leaves behind his wife, Carla and two children. Also father Ron, and siblings.
A memorial service was held Monday, December 17, 2012 at Rolling Hills Community Church, 3550 SW Borland Rd., Tualatin, OR.∼Steve Forsyth is survived by his wife of 15 years Carla; his daughter, Katie and his son, Alex; as well as his father, Ron. Other surviving family members include his brothers, Mark and wife, Jennifer, Jim and wife, Teresa; and sister, Linda and partner, Katrina. Steve was born in Denver. The family moved to Portland when Steve was an infant. Following graduation from Lake Oswego H.S. in 1984, he attended the University of San Diego, leaving in 1989. While at the University of San Diego Steve studied political science and international business. He began his career in sales working for KMJK Radio here in Portland. The bulk of his career was spent with Entercom Communications in a variety of management positions here in Portland. Steve also worked for ZRT Medical Labs for about four years, before going into business for himself as a consultant in 2011. He proudly named his company Big Feat Marketing and worked from home. Steve was a fountainhead of ideas and was involved in marketing COASTOMS wood products, in a collaborative effort with his father and brother, at the time of his sudden passing. His family and personal relationships were paramount in Steve's life. Steve was very athletic and coached and assisted in a variety of youth sports. He was a voracious reader who was continuously striving to broaden his professional expertise. Steve always had a positive attitude and was an inspiration to all who were privileged to know him. Steve is also survived by numerous members of his wife's family who also knew and loved him.
Published in The Oregonian on December 18, 2012
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