Jeffrey Allen BIRT Jeffrey Allen Birt (age 36) was born in Seattle, WA on August 27, 1974. He went to be with the Lord on May 6, 2011, at his home surrounded by family. He is survived by the love of his life, wife of nine years, Melissa (Pisco); his daughter Natalie (5); & twin sons, Derek & Brendan (3); his parents, Jerry & Janis (Pashley); brother Jason; Jason's wife Karlee (Olsson); their children Laila & Axel; & brother Jeremy; along with a large extended family. Jeff graduated from Shorewood High School (Shoreline, WA) in 1992 & attended Northwest University (Kirkland, WA). Jeff joined the Seattle Fire Department at the age of 19 in April of 1994; he spent most of his career as the Tillerman on Ladder 4 in Belltown. Jeff had a strong faith in Jesus Christ his Lord & Savior. He was actively involved at his church, Westgate Chapel. His greatest joy was in spending time with his wife & children. Jeff loved going to the ocean, Lake Chelan, golfing, & joining his father target shooting & clamming. Jeff was always providing a good laugh & loved an intellectual conversation. Jeff was a strong, deeply compassionate man who genuinely cared for all people. He is greatly missed by his family & friends. We love you Jeff! Celebration to be held Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Westgate Chapel, 22901 Edmonds Way, Edmonds, WA 98020 at 11:00am. Please send donations to World Vision.