1979 - Odenton, MD / August 15, 2014 - American Fork Twins, UTAndrew Sharp tragically passed away on August 15, 2014 while climbing American Fork Twin Peaks in Utah. His account on this site will be preserved as a memorial to his passion for the high places. His obituary is posted below:
Andrew, loving husband, brother, son, uncle, nephew, brother-in-law friend. Married Marie Wong May 6, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Andrew is survived by his wife Marie Wong; sisters Sarah Powell (Jefferson) and Rosalie Holder (Brennen); brother David Sharp (Stephanie); parents John and Janet Sharp.
Andrew was born in Odenton, Maryland, but lived in several states and countries: Indiana, Ohio and Utah, Sudan, Egypt, and Tunisia.
Andrew was an electrical engineer with L3 and had varied interests ranging from drawing, woodworking, body building, and cooking, to guitar playing and skateboarding. Most recently he loved getting out into the beautiful Utah outdoors. He had a goal to hike to the high points of all 29 Utah counties. He lacked only six high points to achieve this goal. He died as a result of an accident while pursuing this objective.
He is praised by those who love him as an intelligent, funny, and loving friend who had great integrity.