Hunter-Shotwell-Obituary

Hunter Shotwell

Park City, Utah

Apr 3, 1991 – Jun 8, 2018 (Age 27)

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James Hunter Shotwell (4/3/91 - 6/8/18) On June 8, 2018, James Hunter Shotwell III, a Park City local since birth, lost his battle with depression. He was 27. He is survived by his mother, Andrea Parmelee Shotwell and father, James Hunter Shotwell II; his maternal grandparents, Sylvia and Harold...

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Andrea and Jay, I m so very sorry for your loss and the struggles, I just read about this, thinking of you at this hard time, you guys are such great people and your son will be happy now looking down at you. Big smiles and tears.

To the Shotwell and Parmelee families... I am so very sorry. It breaks my heart to think about the pain and heartache you are all feeling... and the helplessness of not being able to ease it, or find any words that can make a difference is gut wrenching. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am sending you positive energy in hopes of being able to burden some of your sadness. Much love, hugs and condolences. xoxo

Hunter was so beloved by his Colby Family, and we are devastated by his loss.
Never has a student had so many innate talents and gifts: a naturalist with musical, bodily kinisthetic, linguistic, spatial and interpersonal intelligences. He was funny, engaging, intuitive, gentle, brilliant, and so connected to the earth.
Three specifics stand out. At a young age, maybe 3rd grade, he asked that, in lieu of presents for his birthday, guests at his birthday party donate to save a...