In the early morning hours of December 10th, when the tide was low, Chris slipped his moorings and sailed away...over the unknown ocean to the unknown shore greeted by friends and family who sailed away before.
Chris was born on September 2nd. 1971 in Dallas Texas, to Norman and Patricia Schutza. He grew up in Dallas and attended school. At the age of 21 he set sail on a new journey and landed in Friday harbor, where he met his wife Holly Mason Schutza of 17 years, and raised a family.
Chris was a man of many talents, he worked in the grocery business for years and moved on to construction, he was an artist, tattooist, musician,and writter, but what he cherished most was his quiet, private family life.
Chris was blessed with five beautiful, talented, unique children, and he was always so proud.
Chris was well known for his fun, crazy humor, gentle spirit, kind heart, he was a true gentleman. He will be greatly missed by all those that he touched.
Chris is survived by his wife Holly Mason Schutza of Friday Harbor, Sons Jonathan Schutza of Seattle, Kristopher Mason of Friday Harbor, London Schutza of Friday Harbor, Daughters, Chloe and Phoebe Schutza of Friday Harbor, brother JJ and Heather Schutza of Mount Vernon, Mother Patricia Schutza, father Norman Schutza of Dallas, Texas.
His celebration of Life will be held at Paideia on January 6, 2013 at 2:00 with a reception to follow.