STEPHEN ACTON
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Stephen James Acton  
Passed away on July 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Stephen was a beloved member of the District of Columbia Fire & EMS Department and a caring husband, son, brother, and uncle. He was a gentle soul who loved to serve others, and his untimely death is an irreplaceable loss to his family and friends. His loved ones will always remember his kindness, humility, curiosity for life, and beautiful smile. Stephen was born on April 22, 1984. He is survived by wife, Laura Leigh Acton (Newman), his parents, Helen Blumen and Jan Paul Acton, brother, Mark Acton, and many other family and friends.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 4 at 10 a.m. at the River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Bethesda, MD. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the D.C. Firefighters Burn Foundation https://www.dcffburnfoundation.org/make-a-donation

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Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 3, 2018.
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August 10, 2018
We were so shocked to learn of Stephen's death and send our sincere condolences to his entire family.
Ted Meads
August 3, 2018
Steve was such a wonderful, comforting, and caring person. I'm so so sorry to hear about his loss. My thoughts are with you!!
Sara Jablonski
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August 3, 2018
We are so sadden to hear of his death. We wish you the best and hope you and your family find some comfort in you good memories of him.
Jackie & John Martin
August 3, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss, and indeed a loss to all who knew Steve. He worked for a brief period with us at MobileMed, where his care and concern for others, as well as his conscientious work habits, are well-remembered. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
Barbara Clark
August 3, 2018
I am so sorry and saddened to hear of your devastating loss. Praying that the love of family and friends brings some comfort.
Luisa Montero-Diaz
August 3, 2018
I am so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. I hope that you might be comforted by the love of your family and friends. (Matthew 5:3)
August 3, 2018
So terribly sorry for your loss. Steve was a remarkably kind and caring soul and will be missed.
Sharon Yetter
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