Posted On July 29th, 2010 -


Born in Los Angeles, CA on Dec. 29, 1962, John passed away at age 47 on July 16, 2010 in San Diego, CA. John grew up in Los Angeles and attended Loyola High School, graduating in 1981. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at U.C. Berkeley in City Planning and Transportation Engineering in 1986 and 1988. John enjoyed living in Oakland and working in San Francisco.

John lived true to the Blue and Gold, attending every home game played by Cal’s football and basketball teams. He enjoyed watching professional sports, especially his favorites: the Cowboys, Lakers, and Angels. One of John’s greatest passions was fishing, from freshwater to bay fishing, but especially long range fishing. He enjoyed classic cars, horse racing, gambling, dining, and just about any activity that involved spending time with his friends and family.

John is survived by his beloved sisters, Karrie and Leslie in Southern California. He was a devout Catholic. A Funeral Mass will be held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Piedmont, CA, on July 31, 2010 at 11:OOAM. Donations in memory of John may be made to the U.C. Berkeley’s Cal Opportunity Scholarship, the American Heart Association, or Friends of Rollo. Professional services entrusted to Albert Brown Mortuary 3476 Piedmont Ave. Oakland, CA

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