Christopher Brian Lundquist
August 16, 1963 – April 5, 2018
Christopher (Chris) Brian Lundquist passed away on April 5, 2018. He was born on August 16, 1963 in Zweibrucken, Germany to Jim & Lois Lundquist. His family moved to Washington State where he graduated from Issaquah High School and attended the University of Washington and Washington State University. He graduated from WSU with a BA in Electrical Engineering, and spent his career working at Boeing (13 years), and for Panasonic Avionics (the last 19 years) where he was Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Product Leadership, Business Development and Sales. He and his wife, Valarie, were married on August 29, 1987, and they have a son, Noah, and daughter, Sophia.
Being a sports enthusiast, he enjoyed baseball, Seahawks and playing golf at the country club. However, his favorite thing was spending time with his family at their Lake House in Idaho, where they enjoyed fishing, boating, jet skis, and just relaxing. Above all he was a generous and kind man and always wanted his family to be happy. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Chris is survived by his loving wife, Valarie, son, Noah, and daughter, Sophia; parents, Jim & Lois Lundquist; and siblings, Phil Lundquist and Ede Lundquist.
A Celebration of Life service will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 2:00 pm, at Bauer Funeral Chapel, 701 First Street, in Snohomish. A reception will follow at the Mill Creek Country Club, 15500 Country Club Drive, in Mill Creek.
- Noah Lundquist
- Chris Farinha
- Jon Farinha
- Grayson Farinha
- Eric Farinha
- Religious Service & Celebration of Life Sunday, April 22, 2018
- Reception Sunday, April 22, 2018
Christopher Brian Lundquist
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April 24, 2018
It was a privilege to have worked with and for Chris. As executive assistant to the CEO, I have seen my fair share of office politics and executive posturing. Chris rises above and has always been steady in his course of humility and grace. Always smiling and pleasant and never arrogant. I have always appreciated his down to earth demeanor and will miss him dearly.
April 23, 2018
Chris was one of the kindest people I have had the pleasure to meet. The Boeing team was miss him deeply. My deepest condolences to his wife and family.
April 22, 2018
Chris was a remarkable person. Having worked with him for a few years at Panasonic I got to see what an outstanding individual he was. I was fortunate to have him as a boss and was part of the Product Planning team. He always took the time to share with me the knowledge he had about the industry and he showed interest in my future goals and family life. We talked sports a lot too. Chris was always the brightest in the room not only in knowledge but in his outgoing spirit as well. It was clear to me that family came first to him and that is a lesson I have learned to follow. He will be missed greatly by so many people that he has come in contact with. I know that every time I came away from spending time with him, I was not only smarter but also happier. He had that kind of affect on me and on many others. Memories I have of him will live on forever with me.
April 13, 2018
My deepest condolences to the Lundquist family in this difficult time. Chris was a great person, genuine leader, and a friend. I will never forget the time when he had me and my children fly out to spend time with him at a Panthers Seahawks game. It was the first trip to the West coast for my children, we had an unforgettable weekend, and he was such a gracious host. We enjoyed returning the favor and spending time with him in Charlotte when the Seahawks came to town. He was a force for positive change in the aviation industry, someone whose opinion I deeply respected, and he will be greatly missed.