Niles Storm Holloway-Bagley passed away on May 17, 2014 at 24 years old. He passed away due to cardiac arrest by complicated asthma, leading to a coma and further complications. Niles was born in Santa Rosa, CA living his life for 22 years throughout Sonoma County with his most recent two years living in Lake County. Niles enjoyed his work as a salesman in jewelry. He also expressed significant talent in jewelry design and welding. Niles had just completed his GIA diamond certification and was looking forward to becoming a certified gemologist. Niles had many talents but it was his magnetic charm and natural charisma that made him a treasured gem. Niles lived an adventurous life full of passion with a deep love for nature, world travel, music, fishing, bodybuilding, gardening, kayaking, and archery are just a few of the endless things he enjoyed doing. He also had knack for picking up languages and was fluent in Spanish. He had the gift to read about topics of interest and retain knowledge. Niles will be missed by his parents; Rianna K. Holloway and John S. Bagley, his two sisters; Johanna and Shajela; and his grandmother; Nancy G. Shepard-Fricia. There are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, and friends but we cannot list them all. We would like to thank all of you for being part of Niles' life. Niles will also be missed by his cherished ones Cassie Green and Sequoia Green. You have touched his life as he has touched yours. Friends and family are invited to attend the Memorial Service, Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Daniel's Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave, Santa Rosa (707-525-3730). There will be a memorial guest Virginia Carriero speaker at 11:00 a.m. We are requesting that the attending loved ones not purchase flowers and instead may pick a flower from their garden to share. We encourage you to contribute to a memorial fund through Redwood Credit Union (Niles Holloway-Bagley) for an intimate family and friends service in Thailand. Immediately after the memorial, we are inviting family, friends, and loved ones to attend a Celebration of Life. For more information, please call Tonya at (707) 889-3979. Memorials may be made to fund a service in Thailand for Niles at the Redwood Credit Union Windsor branch (800) 479-7928 Self-Pity I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself. -D.H. Lawrence
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Daniels Chapel of the Roses
1225 Sonoma Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
Published Online in the Press Democrat from June 1 to June 2, 2014