Name: Andrew Sterling Ashcraft Date of Birth: February 15, 1984

Andrew Sterling Ashcraft was born in Orange, California to parents Debrah Pfingston and Thomas Ashcraft. At the age of five Andrew moved to Prescott with his family, where he would spend the next 24 years of his life. He loved his brother Thomas James (T.J.) Ashcraft II, and his sister Shelby Laura Pfingston immensely. While growing up in Prescott, Andrew attended Abia Judd Elementary School, Mile High Middle School, and graduated from Prescott High School in 2003. It was at Prescott High that he met the love of his life, Juliann Crockett Ashcraft. The two were married on July 22, 2006 in Prescott. Andrew and Juliann welcomed their first son Ryder Sterling into the world on June 4th, 2007. As their family grew, their daughter Shiloh was born on March 21st, 2009. On the 22nd of August, 2010 Tate Andrew, the couple’s second son , joined the family. And finally, born on Andrew’s birthday, February 15th, 2012, Andrew and Juliann’s youngest son Choice Crockett was born. Andrew became a member of the Granite Mountain Hot Shots in 2011, and was awarded “Rookie of the Year” honors for that fire season. He loved every second of his time on the crew and had dreamed of being a firefighter since he was a boy. Andrew was known for his contagious smile, his heart of gold, his genuinely kind spirit, and for loving his mustache. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Most importantly though, he was a loving husband, a tender father, and a friend to all.