Timothy Christian “Tim” Glendinning, 20, of Boxford, Mass., died unexpectedly, following a tragic accident with a motor vehicle on Sept. 5.
Born in Beverly, Mass., he was the beloved son of Timothy and Barbara Jean (Barker) Glendinning and the cherished grandson of William and Viola Glendinning of South Bristol.
Raised and educated in Boxford, Mass., he was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School, class of 2015. Timothy continued his education and was entering his junior year at Endicott College where he was studying business marketing with a minor in computer science.
A talented athlete, he loved sports and excelled in soccer, lacrosse and baseball. Tim was very adventurous, enjoyed exploring and skateboarding and was a member of the Adventure Club at Endicott College. Popular and well respected, he was known for his bright smile, his team spirit and as one who could always be depended on by his friends.
Artistically gifted, he was an amateur graphic artist who loved to express himself in many unique ways. He often chronicled his adventures, thoughts and observations. He created his own unique path in his life and loved to bring others along for a glimpse into his view on the world. He had a deep passion for the ocean which often propelled him to spend many hours along the seashore. It was his special place and he found great peace with sand between his toes and the sound of waves breaking in the air. Tim was loved by many and will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends.
He is survived by sister, Katherine Elizabeth Glendinning; maternal grandparents, George and Grace Barker of Middletown, N.J.; paternal grandparents, William and Viola Glendinning of South Bristol; aunts and uncles, William Glendinning, Jay Glendinning and wife Melissa, Shawn Glendinning and Priscilla Glendinning, all of South Bristol, Tor Glendinning and wife Amy of Newcastle, Brigette Sorensen and husband Herlof of Newtown, Conn., Laura Dugan and husband Martin “Buddy,” and Joyce Abrahamsen and husband Waren, all of Middletown, N.J.; and many cousins and extended family.
To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Tim’s memory to Endicott College c/o Office of Institutional Advancement.