Vinay Balaji, age 21, passed away on June 14th in Seattle. He was born in India and came to the United States as a five year old. Vinay is survived by his parents Rajan Balaji and Anitha Balaji who reside in Dublin OH. Vinay went to Dublin Jerome High School and was in Jerome Marching Band. He was also part of Dublin Crew during his high school days. He graduated from Carnigie Mellon University, Pittsburg in 2014 with a Bachelors in Computer Science. He was part of Sigma Chi fraternity at CMU. He started working for Microsoft in Redmond as a Software Development Engineer after graduating and had been residing at Bellevue, WA since Aug 2014. He loved hanging out with friends, going to the gym, good food and nature hikes. He will be dearly missed by one and all. Friends may call HILL FUNERAL HOME, 220 S. State St., Westerville, OH 43081 on Saturday, June 27th 2015 from 2 pm till 5pm.