Jeremy Nicholas Snyder

Jeremy Nicholas Snyder of Thurmont MD, passed away suddenly on Monday, October 1, 2012, after many years of battling asthma.

Born January 8, 1982, he loved fishing, all animals and was passionate about computer software security development, which earned him a US patent.

Survived by his parents, Gary Snyder and Vivian Enfante-Snyder of Thurmont, Jeremy was one of their rays of sunshine.

Also surviving are siblings Leslie (Arnie) Smoots of Fairway, KS; Scott (Jane) Snyder of Laguna Beach, CA; Melanie(John) Burkettof Thurmont, MD; Michelle Grasso of Seven Valleys , PA, and Dan Snyder of Falls Church VA.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank and Louise Enfante and Arthur and Ester Snyder.

Jeremy's many close friends will also miss him dearly.

Jeremy lived his life with love, humor and shared whatever he had. We are thankful for the time he shared with usand giving of himself to so many. He will live on in the memories of those lives he touched, especially those through The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland .

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, P.A., Midland, MD ( www.eichhornmck- arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to Rude Ranch Animal Rescue, 3200 Ivy Way, Harwood, MD 20776 or

Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Oct. 5, 2012