Steve W. Lewis |

Steve W. Lewis

Steve W. Lewis of Grass Valley, CA passed away peacefully at the

age of 62 after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He inspired

and touched our lives and soul, and his presence in our life is a gift

we will always be thankful for.

He was born in San Francisco, CA on March 23, 1951 to William

Lewis and Barbara Tams. After growing up in the city he yearned

for the smell of nature and bought land in Alta Sierra where he

resided with his family in the house they help built in 1989.

He worked for 35 years as a Computer Analyst with the GAP;

IBM and McKesson Medical Services before retiring in 2008.

Steve loved to be out in nature whether it was camping, fishing,

and treasure hunting. His love for sports influenced his son’s talent

to play baseball and football.

He had an enormous talent, imagination and dedication to art.

His exhibitions at Center for the Arts were original and beautifully


He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Olga Lewis; 3 children,

Nolan Lewis, Genevieve Lewis and Jazz Hilner; 2 brothers, Scott

Lewis and Mitchell Christiansen; 1 sister, Cindy Davidson; and

grandfather, William Tams.

Thank you to the staff of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital:

Cancer Center, Ambulance Dept; and Crystal Ridge Care Center

for their help and care.

A celebration of life will be at 2:00pm, July 20, at Emmanuel

Episcopal Church, 235 S. Church Street, Grass Valley. A reception

will follow.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver


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