Matthew L. Cartwright

Age 32 Ad man had been city resident.

July 18, 2008|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

Matthew Lloyd Cartwright, an advertising project manager and former Baltimore resident, ended his life Wednesday. He was 32 and a Media, Pa., resident.

Mr. Cartwright had recently been diagnosed with depression, family members said.

He was born and raised in Media and was a 1994 graduate of Penncrest High School, where he had played football and lacrosse.

Mr. Cartwright earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Goucher College in 1998. While attending Goucher, he played lacrosse and served as class president.

He began his advertising career in Baltimore working for W.B. Doner & Co. The former Federal Hill and Fells Point resident left Baltimore in 2001 and worked for several advertising agencies in the Philadelphia area.

At his death, he was project manager for Yellow Pages in King of Prussia, Pa.

Mr. Cartwright enjoyed coaching youth sports. He was the coach of the Rose Tree Optimist Club lacrosse team and was assistant lacrosse coach at Springton Lake Middle School.

Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home in Media.

Surviving are his wife of two years, Alison Jaeger; a daughter, Eleanor Elizabeth Cartwright, 1; his mother, Dolores T. Cartwright of Middletown Township, Pa.; a sister, Lori Bartholomew of Middletown Township; a niece; and a nephew.

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