Rayce Rudeen

Kent-Edward Rayce Rudeen was born in Bellevue, Washington on April 12, 1990. He was raised in Spokane and graduated from Freeman High School in 2008. He lived in Seattle for eight years before an accidental overdose took his life on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 in Kirkland, Washington. Rayce will be remembered for the light in his eyes, the smile on his face and the joy he brought to his family and friends. He was tender-hearted and always put others before himself. He was compassionate and curious. Rayce had a sense of adventure and witty humor that touched everyone around him. His intense nature drove his pursuit of life's meaningful experiences.


The Rayce Rudeen Foundation works with organizations and programs that encourage a healthy and productive life, free from addition.


We strive to address gaps in the systems of care for those who are struggling with drug misuse. We implement a diverse approach in working with various organizations to make a sustainable impact in our communities by focusing on prevention, treatment and recovery.