Obituary: Jason Allen Young Sept. 30, 1971 – June 24, 2018

Jason Allen Young Sept. 30, 1971 – June 24, 2018

Jason Allen Young was born Sept. 30, 1971 and died June 24, 2018. A Boise native, Jason attended elementary and jr. high school in Boise and then completed high school in Kailua, Hawaii.  

Jason returned to Boise after high school where he developed a passion for rock climbing and snowboarding. He traveled to sites of high adventure, often with his brother. Jason thrived on competitive camaraderie in all of his outdoor activities.

Jason attended ISU and, upon earning his degree, relocated to Los Alamos, New Mexico for work. There, he met and married Chelly, who shared a mutual love for the outdoors. Jason continued enjoying adventures with Chelly and the many friends they found in the climbing community. They loved their rescue dogs, traveled, and made a home together. The marriage ended but their friendship endured. Jason’s family is grateful for their lasting friendship.

Jason has left behind grieving friends and family who will miss him for his best and most endearing qualities: Intelligence, wicked-sharp humor and so much charm. Survivors include his mother Elaine, brothers Brad (Diana), Steve (Katherine), sisters Teresa (Rudy), Brenda (Bruce), father Jerry, many nieces and nephews and best friend Chelly. Memorials in honor of Jason would be welcomed by three organizations that reflect what was important to him: the Idaho Humane Society, the Access Fund, and/or the County of Los Alamos Animal Shelter.  

A celebration of life and remembrance will be held at a later date.

Access Fund
P.O. Box 17010
Boulder, Colorado 80308
Idaho Humane Society
4775 Dorman St.
Boise, Idaho 83705

County of Los Alamos Animal Shelter
226 East Road
Los Alamos, NM 87544