December 11, 1946 ~ November 16, 2012
MALIBU, CA - Martin Seda, 65, a former resident of Pacific Grove, died peacefully on November 16, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. Martin was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia on December 11, 1946. He was a graduate of Pacific Grove High School, MPC and UCLA
. He had successful careers as a management consultant specializing in building and maximizing IT organizations for major corporations and a financial advisor. He was predeceased by his father, Alois Seda. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Cheryl Derbyshire; his mother, Silva M. Seda; sisters, Janet Taylor (Glenn), Maria Brown (Douglas); and a brother, Michael. He also leaves many nieces and nephews. Martin loved friends, travel, and fine wines. He will be greatly missed. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.