David Kipling "Kip" Nicholls, 60, of Mountain View, Hawaii, a former firefighter in Portland, Ore., died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Boston. He is survived by companion Carmen Downs, sons Ryan and Cayle, stepson Jonathan Downs, stepdaughter Clarissa Fernandes, brother Jeffrey, sister Dana Rheault, a grandchild and a stepgrandchild. Private services.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased