Robert Daniel Bourriague
Oct. 25, 1947-Oct. 9, 2012
Resident of Santa Cruz
Memorial services will be held at 3pm on Sunday, October 14, 2012 for Robert "Bob" Daniel Bourriague.
Robert Daniel Bourriague was born on October 25, 1947 in Santa Cruz, CA he was 64 years old. Bob enjoyed every moment of his life because of the family and friends that surrounded him. He was born, raised and lived his entire life in Santa Cruz. He died after a lengthy battle with cancer. Robert, Bob, Bobbie, son, Bucko, and Dad was an amazing person who touched the lives of everyone he met. He graduated from Soquel High in 1965. A talented Craftsman, Artist and Chef; Bob brought inspiration to all and admiration from many through his creativity, sense of humor and ability to build amazing things. Robert was a member of the Santa Cruz Elks Lodge No. 824.
Robert and his wife Dorothy built a home filled with love and a lifetime of memories. Bob built a reputation as a detailed and meticulous craftsman, who often put his extended family and his clients needs above his own. His biggest joy in life was to spend time with his family. He sincerely appreciated his wife, mom and dad, his sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, his four boys and his friends. On a professional level, he took immense pride in his work through his many projects with Don Phillips at Big Springs in the Sierra Nevada's.
Robert is survived by his wife of 33 years, Dorothy Bourriague; sons, Jim, Rob, Jason and John; father, Bernie; sisters, Jeanne, Christine and Linda; He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at Benito Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel, 1050 Cayuga St., Santa Cruz, CA on Sunday, October 14, 2012 beginning at 3:00 pm. Hawaiian attire is suggested. Please visit www.pacificgardenschapel.com to light a candle for Robert and share any condolences with his family.
Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel from October 10 to October 11, 2012