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Bryan Diaz Obituary
Bryan Wesley Diaz Resident of Portland, OR Was born on July 9th, 1983 in Mountain View, California. He was raised in Gilroy, California, and graduated from Gilroy High School and Sonoma State University with a Bachelor's degree in psychology. After graduation Bryan lived in Los Angeles and worked with autistic children. Shortly thereafter he settled in Portland Oregon and worked as a crisis intervention counselor helping abused youths of varying ages. He died on January 7th, 2013 in Portland. Bryan was a sensitive, compassionate and caring individual he had a huge heart not necessarily worn on his sleeve. He enjoyed making music and was an accomplished bass guitar player and played keyboards, which aided his efforts as a budding song writer. Golf was a hobby Bryan enjoyed, effortlessly hitting the ball a long way. He enjoyed touring the Portland metro area and hosting family and friends. He was the beloved son of Randall and Kathleen Diaz, brother of Lauren Diaz. He is also survived by grandparents Tom and Betty Diaz, aunts Mara and Susie Diaz, Vanessa Drimmelen, Victoria Rendes, uncles Mark Rendes and Mark Monaghan, cousins Seth Rendes, Sarah Bedell, Anna and Maura Rendes, Miles Monaghan. Bryan had many dear friends in both California and Oregon. He was preceded in death by grandparents James and Pauline Monaghan. Services have been held. Online condolences at
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Jan. 17, 2013
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