He was born September 11, 1971 in Chewelah, WA, and graduated from Deer Park High School (Class of 1990).
He had multiple Associate Degrees in Administration of Justice and Business, and was working on his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
Darren was most recently employed at Cardon Outreach as an insurance specialist.
He loved being outdoors, taking long drives, and reading just about anything.
Darren is survived by his wife Krystal Gray of Spokane; daughter Bethany of Casper, WY; father Richard (Lynda) Gray of Mead, WA; mother Debra (Dave) Yingst of Deer Park, WA; sisters Sharleen Gray, Anna Gray, and Crystal (John) Alexander, all of Deer Park; brother Nick Yingst of Deer Park; stepsister Patty (Wayne) McNeilly of Spokane; cousin David Allen (like a big brother) of Springdale, WA; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Darren will always be remembered for his amazing sense of humor.
He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 1:00pm at Heritage Funeral Home.