Oct 12, 1951 - Dec 10, 2021 Christopher (Chris) Anderson died unexpectedly on Friday, December 10, 2021 at his home. He was 70 years old. Chris was born on October 12, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA to William B. (deceased) and Patricia Anderson. Chris graduated from Redondo Union High School in 1969, continuing his education and graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1984. The family moved from Redondo Beach, CA to Houston Texas in June of 1952. On August 1st of that year Chris, nine months old, and his sister, Judith, three years old, both contracted polio. It was then the family moved back to Redondo Beach. Chris and his first wife, Barbie became parents of one daughter Candice. After their divorce, Chris gladly assumed the role of "fantastic" dad. They lived together with Grandma Pat in Redondo Beach. Words cannot express Chris's personality and as a father. He really used brain vs brawn in everything he accomplished. He had an upbeat energy of friendliness and kindness to all. He is survived by his wife Debra Gonzales, daughter Candice Anderson, mother Patricia C. Ramsey, sister Judy Swanson (Bart), numerous many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his stepfather Chuck Ramsey and uncle H.M. (Pete) Caldwell. Memorial service to take place on January 14, 2022, at 1 P.M. at Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions - Rice Center, 5310 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503. Reception following at 2 P.M. Visit www.lafuneral.com
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Published by Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Jan. 6, 2022.