Christopher Walter, 47, of Medford, Mass., passed away at his home.
Born in Bristol, Conn., on February 21, 1970, he was the son of Rev. Ralph Walter Jr. and Priscilla (Purchase) Walter of Essex, Mass.
Chris was a graduate of Montserrat College of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He was currently employed as Collections Officer at Presidio in Woburn, Mass. He was a lover of all things artistic including music, fine art, and film. He also had a great passion for photography and was an avid reader. Chris loved to travel and recently completed one of his life’s ambitions of a solo tour of the Swiss Alps and Italy. Fiercely independent, Chris will be remembered for his kind soul and gentle nature. He brought great joy to the lives of his family and friends and will be deeply missed.
In addition to his parents Ralph and Priscilla, he is survived by his brother, Adam George Walter and wife, Angela Wangari Walter of Rowley, Mass.; as well as many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
There are no visiting hours and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Chris’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester, MA. For online condolences, please visit greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  November 18, 2017