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Carter, W. Jeffrey

June 4, 1987 –
 August 18, 2021


    13 Sep 2021

    Jeff, I never had the pleasure of meeting you in person but I enjoyed every chat we had about escape rooms and bowling. Someday I will make a bowling escape room in your honor because we both know how cool it would be. Rest In Peace Jeff, you are so missed

    Charlie Sundahl
    17 Sep 2021

    I was A new business owner in the escape room community in Southern California and had the privilege of Jeff playing a few of our games. We were able to talk for an extended period of time after his games and what a joy he was. In the scape room enthusiast with a passion for the art and he will truly be missed. He was respected very well by the community and we will all miss his smile. Rest in peace Jeff

    18 Sep 2021

    Jeff, I miss you brother. We played our first room together 3 years ago and we never looked back. You became such an amazing friend, late night talks about philosophy, religion, politics, dating, cars, and of course escape rooms. I so wish we could have taken that epic trip to Greece together. I know you were looking forward to it. But our trip to Orlando was an amazing adventure. For the rest of my life, I will cherish that memory and the memory of all our adventures together. Love you bro. Rest in peace. Bros for life! #EscapeingWithJeff

    Anna Vogt
    18 Sep 2021

    Donna, Cary, Allison and Stephen, I just wanted to tell you how proud I’m sure Jeffrey would have been of how you dignified his life and how heartwarming it was to hear all the testimonies of his many faceted life. the Bible gives us a wonderful hope for those who have fallen asleep in death and that is a resurrection. I look forward to welcoming him back along with other loved ones back to a life that will be everlasting. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Damien & Murphy
    18 Sep 2021

    Team Smurf n’ Turf send our love and heartfelt sorrow that Jeff “escaped” way too early. He will be missed.

    R Henry
    20 Sep 2021

    Jeff tried to help me find a disabled accessible escape room, even though I’m across the pond. A lot of people wouldn’t have bothered to try. It was so kind of him.
    I’m so sorry for your loss.

    24 Sep 2021

    Will always remember you Jeff, you are missed by many. I love you man. I hope you’re doing great up there.

    Stephen Carter
    5 Nov 2021


    My fond memories of you are forever etched on my heart, and I still think about you multiple times per day. I love and miss you more than words can express. You were and continue to be my best friend.


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