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James Bourne Seixas

May 24, 1953 - July 15, 2013

James Bourne Seixas, age 60, passed away in the comfort of his home, with his family, after a 3 year battle with cancer. Jim attended White Point, Dana Jr., SPHS Class of 1971, Harbor College, and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. A life long surfer, he honed his skills on the waves and with surfboard production in California, Hawaii and Australia; settling down to marry and raise his family in San Pedro. Jim enjoyed 24 years working on the waterfront as a member of ILWU Local 13 & 63. His sense of adventure kept him surfing in Baja Mexico, commercial salmon fishing in N. California and ocean swimming competitively. Jim led San Pedro Revival Fellowship at the YWCA Sundays for 27 years. Preceded in death by his mother and father, Mary Jane and Bill Seixas. Survived by wife, Astrid of 29 years and sons, Kai and Axel; siblings, Michael, Carol (David Ables), Tom, Kathleen (Harold Greene), John (Franceli); nieces and nephews, Hannah, Kylie, Maile and Marcus; step-mother, Irene; mother-in-law, Gudrun Thangen and brother-in-law, Tedd Thangen. Memorial Service: Sunday, August 4th, 3:30 at St. Peters Episcopal Church 1648 W. 9th St. in San Pedro. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Seixas Family Memorial Scholarship at: San Pedro Pirate Boosters, c/o Leonard Miller, 1001 W. 15th St. San Pedro, CA 90731. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on July 30, 2013
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