Joseph Tyler Clouse
2000 - 2019
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Joseph Tyler Clouse
September 14, 2000 – February 13, 2019
Resident of Santa Cruz
Joseph Tyler Clouse was stolen from us within a matter of hours on February 13th, 2019 due to Meningococcal Septicaemia, caused by a rare and aggressive form of bacterial Meningitis B.
Joseph was born September 14, 2000 in Folsom, California and moved to Santa Cruz in 2010, where he fell in love with the ocean. Joseph spent his time at the beach, surfing, lifeguarding, and teaching little ones to swim. In the winter, he loved snowboarding in the Sierras.
Joseph attended Tierra Pacifica Charter School before graduating from Harbor High School in 2018, where he was a proud member of the football team and loved by everyone. Joseph was going to college in San Luis Obispo to obtain his EMT certification in pursuit of his dream of becoming a firefighter. He was thriving in SLO with his newly found independence and was excited about spending time with his love, Pearl Biddle.
With a twinkle in his eye and his signature grin, Joseph lit up every room he entered and brought us all tremendous amounts of joy.
He is survived by his mother, Aracelly Bibl, and father, Shawn Clouse; his stepmother, Katie; stepfather, David; his brothers: Jacob, Jackson and Maxwell; and an extended family of grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and many close friends.
Joseph adored his family and friends and positively touched countless lives in such a short period of time. He will be deeply and forever missed. We love you Joseph Tyler Clouse.
A Celebration of Joseph's Life will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 6 PM at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center, 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Mar. 3, 2019.
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May 16, 2019
Dear Joseph,
I'm missing you terribly and I just want you to know how much you are loved.
Your Mom,
Aracelly Bibl
March 18, 2019
Dear Shawn and Aracelly:
I sadly came across the loss of your beautiful boy. Praying for your strength. no words can sooth your loss. so very sorry, sending you love and prayers. Be gentle on yourselves...

Kellie Rebel (Fish)
Kellie Rebel-Fish
March 10, 2019
My heartfelt sympathies go out to your family during this difficult time. I hope the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring much comfort. Just knowing that there's a hope for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.
March 8, 2019
Heartbroken for you. Jameson, Jim and I send hugs. Life's not fair. Joseph was a beautiful person. It's so hard to comprehend. We recently had physician friend who almost died from meningitis. It moves so quickly.Jackie
jackie marr
March 7, 2019
The sudden and unexpected loss of your beloved Joseph is so sad. Joseph sounds like a incredible young man. I am sure that he experienced much love from his friends and family throughout his life. There are no words ... Just know I am praying for him and your family.
March 7, 2019
Aracelly you and Jacob are in our thoughts during this difficult time. We will never forget Joseph.
March 4, 2019
Remembering Joseph ....
March 3, 2019
Just wanted to say how sorry I am for the loss of your son. My son died unexpectedly in January. My heart hurts for you.
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