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Steven Richard See died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at the home of Trey Duffy and Kitch Barnicle, in San Luis Obispo. From 1973 to 75 he attended Cal Poly as a graphic arts major and earned his AA from Cuesta College in 1982. He accompanied Cuesta''s jazz/vocal ensembles to the Montreux International Jazz Festival in July 1982. His interest in concert promotion began at Cal Poly as president of the ASI Concert Committee. In the ''˜70s, he published "Obispo Magazine and Musician''s Directory." He was the lead singer for "Tink and the Babylonians." Cambria Hoot, followed by Hoot Roadshows, was born in the ''˜90s when Steve began producing acoustic concerts in Cambria. He was a radio DJ at local radio stations and also worked as a postal clerk in Morro Bay and San Luis. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in San Luis. Steve will be remembered most for his generous heart, sharp wit and sharing his love of music. Steve is survived by his mother, Catherine See; brothers Michael, Jeffrey and Randall; sisters Theresa Christensen, Linda Reed and Terry McDonagh; and various nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard See. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 6, 2010, at Unity Chapel, 1165 Stubblefield Road in Orcutt. A celebration of his life will follow at 4 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Lodge, 520 Dana St. in San Luis. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Marian Hospice, 506 E. Plaza Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454.

Published in San Luis Obispo County Tribune on May 20, 2010.
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June 7, 2010
Steve was the best cousin a lil guy could have. I have lots of good memories and photos.. Class is something you are born with as a gift, he opened his gift and obviously shared it all those he came in contact with. Im honored to know Ill see him again in Heaven....Love ya Big B !!!
Danny Fournier
June 3, 2010
My deepest condolences for your loss. Although it had been many years, I remember Steve as a very sweet man.
Aurora Castillo-Angle
June 3, 2010
Otter Cove
Willie Springer
June 3, 2010
Steve with Dave Stone at a Giant's game
June 2, 2010
To the See family... It saddens all of us who know and loved Steve to know he is no longer with us. My Heart goes out to all of you. I feel so lucky to have shared 3 years of my life with him. I have only the fondest memories of him. Sandi Montague (San Diego, CA)
Sandi Montague
May 31, 2010
I met Steve and his brothers right after the Sees moved in down the street from us on Honors Drive. It was immediately clear that Steve was a leader, a diplomat, such a fair person. And above all; we had fun. Just ask anyone in my family about the bunny hutch. We enjoyed all those bunny rabbits, so much; hauling the hutch way up the hill in our backyard, watching, "Arnold," (the mother bunny) have all those litters. It was amazing. Steve was amazing. And Steve was just as funny and wild as the rest of us! I'll never forget him. Steve, we will always love you, our friend!
Janey Cassidy, San Diego, California
Jane Cassidy
May 24, 2010
I met Steve at a BBQ he was having with Ken. He was charming and alert to all around him, plants, animals, sounds and feelings. He brought his own music mixes when he came for massage. His fiftieth birthday was the first I heard him sing and I was impressed. What a talented and loving soul.
Grace Rose
May 23, 2010
I remember Steve from high school.
A class guy. My condolences.
Dan Hare
May 23, 2010
It was great to have known You the short time that I did and share music stories at the Post Office Counter in MB !
kevin ames
May 22, 2010
A gentleman. Very professional and generous.
Johann Santana
May 22, 2010
We had quite a journey when we worked "Skateboard Madness" with Hal Jepsen, Mellow Cat and all the kids who rode the skateboards. The pressure was intense and as usual the money was invisible. It was a trip sharing the pad in Topanga Beach for those 4 months. You had guitar presence and a sweet voice. But you needed to get on with your journey and decided to move on. Wished you could have stayed awhile longer. I'll remember you being mistaken for Tom Petty at a music store and everyone freaked out. Ha Ha.

You were and are and always will be a peaceful soul. Mellow Cat (Kurt Lederman) sends his condolences to your family as do we all. Sorry I did not get to see you again. Those ten years slipped by too fast once again. Play your music your way, it was sweet.
Julian Pena
May 22, 2010
My condolences to Steve's Family and friends. His love of music,quick wit, smiling face and great humor will be sadly missed.
I was so fortunate to have Steve (Bones) as a friend from our youth, Our Friendship does not end at death. It is eternal. The world will miss my talented Friend but Heaven will be Happy to have him. I will miss you Steve but will see you soon. Gods Speed ?
Dhyanne Swanson
May 21, 2010
Always surround by loving friends
May 21, 2010
I was always greeted with a smile and Steven always knew what I was trying to convey when no one else did. His wit was amazing. Very sad for us all in Morro Bay as he was professional, effcient and kind. My last memory of Mr. See is us both laughing a few months ago.:)
Goodbye Steven:(
Sincere condolences to all his family and friends.
Christina Salazar
May 21, 2010
I had the privilege of meeting and working with Steve during his stint at KOTR, and during some of the early Hoot events at Camp Ocean Pines. I will always remember the positive energy he brought into my life and the lives of everyone around him. Bon voyage, my friend.
May 21, 2010
My condolences on your loss. I remember Steve from Clairemont High and regret his passing.
Jan Hedlun
May 21, 2010
John Khula
May 21, 2010
My memories of Steve are a pleasure, he was a bright and beautiful sole, with a huge heart. always seemed to embrace life, and friends. MAY HIS MEMORIE LIVE ON FOR MANY.
Cynthia Chavez
May 21, 2010
Clairemont Class of '73 20- Year Reunion Committee
My prayers for comfort and healing of hearts go out to Steve's family during this sad time. I have fond memories of Steve helping out with the Clairemont Class of '73 20-Year Reunion! I will remember his sweetness, his smile, his love of life and his wonderful sense of humor! You will be greatly missed my friend. Love~~Kathy Medeiros Pellegrin
Kathy Medeiros-Pellegrin
May 20, 2010
I remember Steven See very well from the Morro Bay Post Office. He was a great guy - funny, pleasant, helpful, always smiling. Was saddened to learn of his death. I will miss him/Jane Brechler
Jane Brechler
May 20, 2010
We will all miss the Person who helped the MUSIC play on.We will keep your smile and laughter in our hearts and minds.
Judy Tennant- Schwarm
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