Chris Fort, Former Employee at Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse of NWLA, Died Unexpectedly 

Last Updated on November 14, 2023, 5:16 pm

Chris Fort, a beloved resident of Shreveport, Louisiana, passed away unexpectedly. The news of his death was announced on social media on November 14, 2023. Fort was a former worker at Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse of NWLA. 

Chris Fort Death
Chris Fort (Image via Facebook)

However, the cause of his death is still unknown. People are sharing tributes and condolences on social media, but no official statement regarding Fort’s cause of death has been released publicly.

The Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse of NWLA confirmed his death through a Facebook post, stating, “The staff of CADA is crushed to announce Chris Fort passed away this week. We love you, Chris, and we will never ever forget you.”

Fort, a resident of Shreveport, attended Captain Shreve High School and served at the Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse of NWLA. He was a former Landscape Coordinator at Lawnmasters and also worked at The L’Italiano Restaurant established in 1984.

According to sources, Chris Fort was an exceptional person both inside and out. His unselfish love for others made him a living example of demonstrating love, as described in Galatians. Fort’s demise left a void in the hearts of his loved ones, and he was cherished by everyone. Thoughts and condolences go out to his family. Funeral and memorial services for Fort have not been announced yet.

Chris Fort’s Contributions to CADA

Chris Fort played a significant role at CADA, but he recently decided to leave. Last week, Chris Fort announced his resignation from CADA. He was instrumental in the organization’s growth through his hard work, networking, and vision. Chris was dedicated to everything at CADA, switching from the Peer Specialist division to Development.

He would arrive to unload large items, set up displays and tables, and tidy up. Chris actively participated in community gatherings, setting up marketing brochures and representing CADA. He assisted the Bossier Treatment Center with client holiday parties and supported the Human Resources department with theirs. He ensured graduation journals for his clients were ordered and prepared for ceremonies.

Chris answered calls from those in need, following up to ensure they didn’t get lost. He often worked weekends and long hours, developing contacts throughout Region 7, including Many and Natchitoches. Chris Fort was incredibly popular for good reason.

Although Social media has been flooded with prayers and tributes following Fort’s demise. He will be dearly missed, and his legacy will endure. Rest in Peace, Chris Fort.


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