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 Alex Jay Tuttle

Alex Jay Tuttle

Birth
Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA
Death 14 Mar 2012 (aged 19)
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 86867595 · View Source
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Alex Jay Tuttle, 19, of Bellingham, WA, passed away March 14, 2012.

Alex, an Inupiaq Eskimo, was born with cerebral palsy in Anchorage, Alaska on February 10, 1993. He was adopted at birth by Patrick and Darlene Tuttle. He lived his entire life in Bellingham with Pat, Darlene and older cousin/brother Ash Harvey.

Alex suffered a massive seizure and died as a result of cardiac failure.

Alex was in school and truly blessed to have had so much love and support from the staff and students of the Meridian School District. He had so many special friends who helped him because of his special needs.

His zest for life was obvious to all who knew him. He enjoyed life to the fullest, his music, making lots of noise, horse back riding in his earlier days, taking long baths, and hanging out with his incredible caregivers who gave his life a joy that is not easily explained for a child who could not sit, stand, walk or talk.

Alex is survived by his parents and Ash; his Grandparents: Doreen Harveym of Sumas, Margaret (Tuttle) and Dale McLellan, Bellevue, WAm Jack and Sally Tuttle, Redmond, WA; Aunts and Uncles: Larry and Rhonda Harvey, Don and Pam Harvey, Linda and Bernie Van Diest, David and Terri Harvey, Sue Harvey, Kathy and Bob Wanker, and Kate and Van Gamble; as well as numerous cousins.

A memorial service will be held Thursday March 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Fox Hall located at 3985 Bennett Drive, Bellingham, WA. Pastor Jack Kintner will officiate. Cremation arrangements by Gillies Funeral Home

He had many special people in his life, but truly would put Auntie Terri Harvey, Tami Marcos and Teacher Judy Kononen at the top of his list. They were a dream come true to Alex every single time he saw them.

Alex was innocence and unbridled love and joy at its finest.
Some of Alex's happiest moments were when he was on the back of Bigley, a wonderful therapy horse and mom's horse Mikey.

A donation in his name to Pediatric NDT & SI Therapy Services, 348 W. King Tut Road, Bellingham, WA 98226 360-398-2772 rather than flowers would no doubt delight Alex and also provide more equipment to allow other disabled children to experience the joy of riding a horse.


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  • Created by: Barb
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86867595
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alex Jay Tuttle (10 Feb 1993–14 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86867595, ; Maintained by Barb (contributor 46936813) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.