Nathaniel (Nate) Wilson, age 45, of Darien, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016.  Born on May 7, 1971, in Santa Rosa, CA, he was the son of Cheryl San Fillipo and the late Larry Wilson.  Nathaniel graduated from Yosemite High School in 1989 and attended Menlo College.

Nathaniel’s professional career started in Los Angeles, California at 20th Century Fox.  He held several positions in advertising sales in NYC during his career.

After September 11, 2001, Nate joined the Greenwich Volunteer Fire Department and later joined the Darien Volunteer Fire Department where he served for over 11 years.

Nathaniel had many hobbies but cooking was his favorite.  He enjoyed entertaining his family and friends with his culinary skills.  He also loved to explore the city with his daughters where they would experiment with all types of cuisine.

Nathaniel is survived by his wife, Tracie Wilson and two daughters, Gabriella, age 12 and Reese, age 10.  He will be greatly missed by all including his many lifelong friends.  Please join the family in remembering Nathaniel on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT.  Funeral services and interment are private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Nathaniel’s memory may be made to Darien Volunteer Fire Department, 848 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.  For additional information or to share a message of condolence, visit