Andrew Dennis Dutterer
In Loving Memory
Andrew Dennis Dutterer
Sept. 15, 1978 - Sept. 25, 2021
Andrew Dennis Dutterer, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away tragically Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. Andrew was born Sept. 15, 1978 in Washington D.C. He spent his childhood in Wilmette, Ill., graduating in 1997 from New Trier High School. He graduated from Middlebury College in 2001 with degrees in English and Art History, and a passion for fly fishing.
Andrew moved to Oregon after graduation, developing a meaningful and symbiotic relationship with the state's natural wonders, especially the rivers.
In 2016, he received dual Master's degrees in Environmental Studies and Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon.
While at the University of Oregon, he met Caitlin (Bradley) Dutterer whom he married in 2014. They welcomed their son Henry in 2018.
Andrew worked for the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board where he spearheaded restoration and conservation efforts on some of the state's most majestic waterways.
He touched the lives of innumerable people across the country with his warmth, creativity, and penchant for making people smile. He was an incredible Dad who relished time spent with his family. His love for Henry was immeasurable and evident to all.
Andrew is survived by his wife, Caitlin; and son, Henry (Salem, Ore.); parents, Dennis and Judy Dutterer (Keswick, Va. and Key West, Fla.); sister, Emily Klinger and her husband, Nick and their children, Charlie and Anna (Alexandria, Va.).
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Wild Salmon Center
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Published by The Oregonian from Oct. 8 to Oct. 10, 2021.
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Our sincere condolences, we are so saddened by the loss. Always thinking of the family.
October 14, 2021
I´m so broken up for you, Judy, Dennis, and Emily. This has really hit me because I´ve loved your incredible family for over 25 years. I feel your pain deeply. The path of life is so mysterious. God Bless the three of you and may Andrew´s memory be forever in your hearts. He will always be in mine, as well as in my prayers. Your family and I are friends "from afar." - Love, John Gale (friend, math teacher)
John Gale
October 13, 2021
Our son, Joe Kemper, and his wife, Leah Tai, told us of the loss of your beloved Andrew. We only hope that the friends you and Andrew found, will be there for you always. Melanie and Tom Kemper
Melanie and Tom Kemper
October 11, 2021
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