ARTZ, Christopher R. "Chris" 34, passed away Aug. 31, 2010. Chris was born April 17, 1976, in Pottsville, PA, but lived in Tampa most of his life, where he attended Leto High School. He was very outgoing and athletic. His bright smile and sparkling eyes will be forever etched in our hearts. Survived by father, Ray H. Artz; stepmother, Debbie Artz; mother, Donna Brennan & Bruce Marlow; grandparents, Eleanore Artz and Jean & William Brennan; aunts and uncles, Alison & Ben Boggs and Ellen & Paul Crowley; great-aunt Laverne Holohan; cousins, Hayley Boggs and Brad, Elliott, and Doug Crowley. Memorial service 11am Sept. 4, at All Saints Catholic Church, 2801 Curlew Road, Clearwater. Following the service, the family welcomes friends to join them at The Eagles Clubhouse, Nine Eagles Drive, Odessa at 1pm. Donations can be made in his memory to the American Liver Foundation (www.liverfoundation.org).
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Sept. 3, 2010