We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at In Memoriam
Ian Scott Smith of Nederland, Colorado, passed away on Saturday July 10, 2021. Ian was born on March 5, 1990, to parents Linda Brown and Mark Smith. He lived in the Nederland area all of his life. He attended Nederland schools starting in kindergarten and graduated from Nederland High School in the class of 2008.
Ian loved the mountains, music, disc golf, and adventures with friends. He was the youngest brother of Chance Brown, Whitney Brown Redding, Adam Smith, and Addie Smith. Ian was an avid reader and was a musician. He had a love for animals and was hungry for knowledge and adventure. He was always up for exploring the outdoors, as well as giving strength and comfort to others.
Ian was a good son, brother and friend. He was always positive, with the attitude that negativity never took anyone to a better place. Ian's optimistic outlook influenced all who knew him. He could see the worth in all things. The moral insight and strength of his character will live on. Ian's kindness and generosity was abundant. His energy and spirit will live on in those who knew him. We will forever be grateful for his presence in our lives. Ian made the world a better place with his sense of humor, laughter, genuine smile that warmed one's heart and his prankster ways.
What did Ian teach us? That life is endlessly fascinating and wondrously beautiful. he taught us to relax and remember to have fun. The outdoors is calling!