MARSH NICHOLAS ANDREW MARSH Age 37, of Washington, DC died Sunday, September 26, 2010. Beloved husband of Navis A. Bermudez; loving son of Dr. William and Linda DeVries and James and Kim Marsh, Nick is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and many wonderful, loving friends, and his faithful canine companion, Bourbon. Nicholas was born in Elizabethtown, KY and was a 1991 graduate of St. Xavier High School in Louisville, KY where he received the recognition for Freshman''s Scholar. In 1995, Nick graduated from Williams College Magna Cum Laude with BAs in Philosophy and History. At graduation, Williams College awarded Nick with the prestigious Gaius C. Bolin, 1889 Essay prize in Afro-American Studies. Nick lettered in lacrosse. He also completed a one year course in Philosophy in Oxford and was Oxford Blue lettered in lacrosse. In 1998, Nick graduated from Duke University School of Law. In addition to a JD in Law, he was awarded a Master''s degree in Literature. Upon completion of law school, he clerked on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals under Judge Andrew Kleinfeld in Fairbanks, AK. Later, he worked for the law firms of Sullivan and Cromwell and Hale and Dorr in New York City. In 2003, he accepted a position as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Nick loved all sports; baseball, college basketball, and football were his favorites. He was an avid reader, cook, loved travel and music, recently learning to play the soprano saxophone. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 30, 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1328 16th St. N.W., Washington, DC. Interment will be at Hebron Cemetery, Shepherdsville, KY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nicholas A. Marsh Class of 1995 Memorial Fund - Williams College, 75 Park Street, Williamstown, MA 01267.
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Published in The Washington Post from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30, 2010