Resident of Palm Springs
John, age 68, passed away peacefully on June 20th from pancreatic cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Georgia; sister, Patty; and beloved dog, Daisy. John is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Donna; son, Christopher; grandson, John Matthew; granddaughter, Kate and dog, Coco. John was born in Oakland, CA. His family moved to Lafayette, CA. in the mid fifties where he lived and worked the majority of his life. He graduated from CAL Berkeley. An MBA and CPCU, John owned Brooks & Beaver Insurance Agency in Lafayette. After selling his insurance brokerage, John and Donna relocated to Palm Springs in 2001. John had an outrageous sense of humor, what you saw was what you got from John. John enjoyed many a cocktail with his numerous friends here in the desert and around the world. A celebration of John's life will be held in Palm Springs on July 13th where Donna and his friends will drink a toast in loving memory of John. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the
or, your local Hospice, in John's name.