Drew A. Fife
May 6, 1954 - February 4, 2017
May 6, 1954 – Feb. 4, 2017
Drew was born and raised in Seattle.
When Drew was 19, he moved to Walla Walla, Wash., where he worked for his father and played music on the side as a drummer with various bands in the area.
Drew pursued his career in rock ’n’ roll music. In the late ’70s, he moved to Independence, and continued his music career with the Little Big Band.
As the years passed, Drew worked for Western Oregon State College in Monmouth, and later for Polk County in Dallas.
Drew enjoyed fishing and camping at Detroit Reservoir.
He also enjoyed returning to Seattle for an occasional horse race at the Seattle Race Track, and watching the Kentucky Derby on TV, especially when it was on his birthday.
Music continued to be an important part of his life.
In 2009, Drew moved to Federal Way, Wash., where he enjoyed time with his brother and family.
Drew passed away in Federal Way on Feb. 4, 1917.
He is survived by his three sons, Ryan Fife, Logan and Lucas Fife, of Independence; and his two brothers, Craig and Eric Fife, of Seattle; and his sister, Tina Krauger, of Monmouth.