Jack Devon Nathan

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Jack Devon Nathan
August 26, 2000 – July 3, 2020

Jack Devon Nathan of Livingston passed away suddenly on July 3, 2020. Jack was 19 years old. He is survived by his mother, Bradi Harrison of Livingston; his father, David Nathan of Livingston; and his sister, Drew Nathan. He is also survived by his step-mother, Ali Nathan; his step-brother, Connor Kogen; and his grandparents, Harvey and Nancy Harrison of Loveladies, New Jersey, and Lynne and Les Nathan of Westbrook, Connecticut.

Jack was a rising junior at the University of Denver and a 2018 graduate of Livingston High School. He was an avid snowboarder and loving friend. Jack was also the founder of HappyJack (www.happyjacksworld.com) an apparel brand that featured his distinct art and is dedicated to raising awareness to mental health issues. Under Jack’s guidance, HappyJack donated thousands of dollars to the Child Mind Institute.

Jack’s warmth and empathy was embraced by everyone who knew him. He entered a room with a big smile and left leaving people feeling good about themselves. He encouraged us all to do precisely what is important to each of us or else we will end up being “normal” and Jack knew that normal is boring. Jack wanted people to own who they are, be free of judgment and live every minute of every day to the fullest.

Please know Jack was not a victim of mental illness, but was a survivor. His death was purely accidental and it’s important to know how much he cherished life and lived each moment to the fullest. He will be deeply missed. Services were private.

For donations, go to GoFundMe Happy Jack and please check out the website happyjacks world.com plus – coming soon – Memorial Hat.

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