Lediah Adrian Schmidt, 17, Gasquet, died May 31, 2002, in Gasquet.
He was born March 9, 1985, in Redding, Calif.
He was a six-year resident of Del Norte County. He was a student of Del Norte High School class of 2003.
He enjoyed surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, backpacking and was an outdoor survivalist.
Survivors include mother, Deborah Cain; father, Wade Schmidt and his wife, Cherri; brothers, Nathan and Shane Schmidt, and Dennis Cobb; sisters, Samantha and husband Jay Baloue; Jill Cobb; grandparents, Arlene and Dr. George Kasper; Brooks and Phyliss McManus; great-grandmother, Frances Page; uncles, Dan and Diana Laughlin; Robert and Carol Schmidt; Tom Page and family; Elden Chang; Scott Laughlin; Steve Cain and family; Robert Page; aunts, Janette and Edward Hugg; Lorrie Cain; and Sandy Steinke; godmother, Tess Roberts and her daughters, Tressa and Breanna.
The family requests contributions be made to CASA, 1080 Mason Mall, Suite 9, Crescent City, CA 95531 or Crescent City Skate Board Park Fund, c/o Coast Central Credit Union, Account 100883-S70.1. Please refer to Skateboard Account.
A memorial service was June 4.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel, Crescent City.