Chris Spinks, March 25, 1972 – April 22, 2024

Dear Wipf and Stock family,

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our dear editor and friend Chris Spinks died Monday night, March 22nd, after a courageous 14-month battle with glioblastoma brain cancer. Please hold in prayer Chris’s wife Gail and their three sons Alex, Ollie, and Isaac, and his parents David and Sondra, and brother Brad as they enter this difficult season of grief.

The funeral will be held

Saturday, May 11th, at 1:00pm at

St Mary’s Episcopal Church

1300 Pearl St, Eugene, OR 97401

In lieu of flowers, and in honor of Chris’s love of sports and coaching his three sons, the family invites you to make a donation in Chris’s name to KidSports. 

A memorial fund is currently being set up with KidSports. Donations can be made at any time for “Chris Spinks” through their Donations page at


2054 Amazon Pkwy, Eugene, OR 97405


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