Evan Dyer Faram was born on a sunny Saturday, April 18, 1987, in Dallas, Texas. He was the middle child of Marsha Dyer Faram and Joseph Dee Faram. He attended Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church pre-school, Lakewood Elementary, J.L Long Middle School, and Woodrow Wilson High School from which he graduated in May, 2006. He was president of his class at Woodrow for four years. He graduated in May 2010 from Southwestern University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre and was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
He was an inaugural member of the Children's' Chorus of Greater Dallas. He was very involved in his church youth programs, volunteered each year on church mission trips and worked each summer as a counselor in camps for children with special needs. He loved music and was active his entire life in music and theater programs in high school and college In addition to his studies at Southwester University he studied in Great Britain and Bulgaria, and was chosen for a highly-coveted internship at Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia. Upon completion of his stint in Philadelphia, he went to New York to pursue a career in acting. After vocal cord surgery and the resulting rest from singing, he moved to Dallas to start The Coolest Stuff in Texas with his brother. When his father asked for his help in bringing a medical product to market, he moved to L.A.to work with engineers and designers there to design and build prototypes.
Evan was killed by a drunk driver in Los Angeles, CA on April 13, 2019. He is survived by his parents, his brother, Hayden Faram and his sister, Blair Faram Wagner, her husband, Luke Wagner and their children, Molly Blair Wagner and Charles Evan Wagner. He is also survived by many cousins, aunts and uncles and by Morgan Green, to whom he planned to become engaged in June.
Funeral services for Evan were held on April 25 at Highland Park United Methodist Church with inurnment and a reception following at Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church.
Donations in Evan’s honor may be made to Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church Youth Ministry, Southwestern University Theatre Department or Woodrow Wilson High School of Dallas Theatre Department