Chadwick (Chad) Fleming, 53, of Arlington, Va., died September 22, 2020 in Arlington after a long illness.

Chad was born on June, 22, 1967 in Grafton, N.D. At age two, he moved with his parents to Granite Falls where he attended school up to the 10th grade. After spending one year as an exchange student in Sweden, he graduated from Colonial High School in Orlando, Fla. Chad received a BA degree from Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. and a MA degree from The Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He worked 20 with the International Women’s Forum, spending a year in Berlin representing IWF.

Chad had a passion for relationships with people and a passion for international experiences. In high school he was an ASSE exchange student to Sweden. At Rollins College he spent a year at the University of Freiburg in Germany. After graduating from George Washington he worked in Prague, Czech Republic and also assisted translating documents for the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. Chad was fluent in Swedish and German and conversant with several other languages. Chad will be missed by friends and associates in many parts of the world.

He is survived by his mother, Carole Fleming, of Mount Dora, Fla.; by his father, Burton Fleming, of Northfield; and by many cousins.

A private memorial service is being planned for a later date. Arrangements have been handled by the Northern Virginia Burial and Cremation Society in Alexandria, Va.