Brad D. Thompson, 64, of Woodinville, WA died unexpectedly on September 3rd, 2020 in Kirkland, WA.
Brad is survived by his wife Theresa B Thompson (Freeman) and two children Tashi & Travis. His brothers – Mike, Jerry and Phillip Thompson, Aunts Patty Nodsle and Cheryle Rose and numerous Cousins.
He grew up in Minnesota and Nebraska. He moved to Oregon as a young man.
He worked his own paper route in Oregon for a few years before going back to school and training as a programmer. His first programing job with Covax in Oregon, his next was for Microsoft in Redmond, WA as a tester. During his time at Microsoft he had various jobs winding up as a Software Design Engineer II. He celebrated his 25 year at Microsoft before moving on the HCL. 3 years ago Brad started work at Edmonds College in their IT department as a Database Programmer.
He met his wife Theresa in 1990 in a medieval dance class (SCA), married her in 1994. They just celebrated 26 years of marriage this year. He got to see both his daughter Tashi start college and son Travis graduate High School.
Brad enjoyed biking (he did the Lance Armstrong and the Seattle to Portland Bike races a few times), enjoyed the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism). He enjoyed playing games, both board games, computer games and D&D with friends and family. The family’s favorite vacations were at the beach in Oregon and to visit family. More recently, Brad has spent time learning about real estate with a good group of people in the area. He and his wife had their own business with a few rental properties.
There will be a memorial/celebration of his life June of 2021.
He will be missed.