DARIEN, Conn. -- Nathaniel "Nate" Wilson, 45, of Darien, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.
Born May 7, 1971, in Santa Rosa, Calif, he was the son of Cheryl San Fillipo and the late Larry Wilson.
Wilson graduated from Yosemite High School in 1989 and attended Menlo College.
His professional career started in Los Angeles at 20th Century Fox. He had several positions in advertising sales in New York City during his career.
After 9/11, Wilson joined the Greenwich Volunteer Fire Department and later the Darien Volunteer Fire Department, where he served for more than 11 years.
He 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.
He is survived by his wife, Tracie Wilson; and two daughters, Gabriella, 12 and Reese, 10.
Please join the family in remembering him from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Boston Post Road, Darien. Funeral services and interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Darien Volunteer Fire Department, 848 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820.