Evitan Debiaso, age 19

Lost to gun violence on December 9, 2018 in Tacoma, Washington.

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  • Nickname:
    4 bear
    3 Big brotha
    11 Polar bear
    1 EQ
    22 Nanuq
    21 Skool
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
    3 Strong, Perserverant, Driven, Hard-headed, Loved by all family and friends!
    2 leader, wanted to change young minds and lives with his music, yo prevent senseless killings, caring
    1 Had a big heart. Wonderful young man.
    1 A lyrical mastermind, Caring friend, intelligent
    3 protective big brother who loved his siblings more than anything
  • Occupation:
    4 rapper, music maker
    2 Dancer
  • Workplace:
    2 Henry’s Tavern
    2 Dollar Tree
  • Schools attended:
    5 Tyee High School
    2 The Learning Center
    2 New Start High School
    1 Roosevelt High school
    1 RainierView Elementary
    1 Emerson elementary
    1 Aki Kurose
  • Comments:
    9 My son was a good kid! He was changing his ways!
    2 My son is gone! He will not be forgotten!
    1 he was so kindhearted and loved by all
    1 I will never forget that young man
    2 i loved his smile.
    3 I loved how he stood up for me against bullies and nobody can replace him
    1 was changing his life around. He also tried to shape young
    2 minds with his music. I will miss him. This is so wrong
    2 He helped, love and supported everyone. his smile his talent his love will be miss
    1 Evitan was a one of a kind friend no one can replace the friendship we had
    1 it will forever and always be E's world
    2 TYEE BEST ON MY MF MOTHER REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER 🕊
    2 He was the best brotha ever i love u bigg broo and will miss u always and forever
    4 I never met you, But I am close to your siblings. RIP Evitan Debiaso
    1 Evitan was such a happy man. always smiling when i would go see him
    2 evitan was my big brother
    1 I am so sorry to hear of Evitan's death. With deepest sympathy, Aunt Juliet
    1 He was let down by the village that it was suppose to take to raise him.
    10 Evitan Deserved to be lead better, his mother deserved more support in raising him.
    4 He deserved better direction to guide him to healing. He fell victim to a failing society
    1 intergenerational trauma took his life inflicting the cycle upon his siblings
    2 His spirit will never die! He lives FOREVER
    1 we miss you so so much Nanuq
    1 he wasn't always happy. he struggled with mental health. he deserved better.

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