Todd Marshall Forrest
November 28, 1960 – February 25, 2016
Todd Forrest of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the age of 55.
Todd, an avid mountain biker and active member of the tri-state mountain bike community, battled Multiple Myeloma for 4 years.
Surrounded by his loving family, he crossed the finish line of the greatest endurance race ever ridden. Todd was a gifted Finish Carpenter for 30 years and is described by those around him as a wonderful father and husband, larger than life, inspirational, courageous, and an eternal spirit with an ever present sense of humor. His legacy of friendship, honor, courage, stewardship, and a love of life has had a tremendous impact on anyone who had the honor to cross his path. That legacy will be carried forward by all those who knew and loved him.
Todd is survived by his wife and soulmate Wendy, his devoted daughters and sons-in-law Jennifer and Billy Grybowski and Rebeccah and Tommy Brooking, and his cherished granddaughter Mesa Grybowski.
He is also survived by his mother Anne and her husband Bob Fienberg, his father Jerry and his wife Lee, and his mother-in-law Sue Steeves; his siblings Brett, Dean, Chad, Deanna and her husband Justin Merritt and Leesa and her husband Randy Jekel, along with Jian, Shen, and Ailee. There is also a host of aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, and his “brother from another mother” Alan Turns.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Fair Hill fairgrounds on Saturday, April 30, 2016. More details to follow.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF), 383 Main Avenue, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.
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