The Todd Christensen Memorial Fund was set up for family, friends, and donors to donate in honor of Todd Christensen. Donations to this fund are kept separate from other donations and used to give a hand-up to needy families in the USA. Todd’s family provides recommendations to VOCF on specific families to support. On behalf of Todd and his family, thank you for your donations.
Beloved son, husband, crew-member, co-worker, and friend, Todd Dean Christensen sailed on to his heavenly home on November 20, 2014. He was at his parent’s home after major surgery.
Todd was born August 6, 1962 in West Seattle. He was married in 1996 to Leslie Hoag until 2011 when she preceded him. Todd’s interment was on November 28, 2014. He is survived by his parents, Dean and Lucille Christensen.
Todd graduated from Mt. Rainier High School (1980) and the University of Washington (Engineering, 1987). He worked for Boeing, Tyco; and 20 years with the City of Issaquah, lately as Engineering Manager.
Todd enjoyed many interests, especially sailing. He started at the age of 13 and later competed at the highest levels, including the F18 Catamaran World Championships and many Hobie Cat 16 National Championships. Additionally, he sailed big boats, crewing for 1st place in a U.S Offshore Championship. He was also a craftsmen and, with help from family members, built his dream house.
Todd was a servant at heart. He humbly thought of others first and was always ready to sacrifice his time for someone else’s project.
You can sign his online registry at www.bonneywatson.com.