Zachary Goddard unexpectedly died Nov. 19. He was 20 years old. Goddard was born Aug. 5, 1996 in Tacoma but grew up on the Key Peninsula. He graduated from Peninsula High School in 2015, where he was a standout athlete. Goddard was the state-ranked No. 2 wrestler in both his junior and senior years. He was also named to the annual all-area football team as a defensive back in 2015 and was its most productive tackler, with 81 tackles. He attended his freshman year of college at Montana Tech and was a sophomore at Columbia Basin Community College. Goddard is survived by his father Richard, siblings Mitch and Lindsey Pelletier, his grandmother Myrna, Aunt Deena Goddard Viehmann and Uncle Tom Viehmann and their children, cousins Jaime and Shaun. Zach always put others before himself and all who knew him will forever feel his absence.
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