Andrew William Wiedmann
1955 - 2012, Santa Barbara
02/04/1955 - 02/11/2012
There are places I'll remember
All my life, though some have changed
Some forever, not for better
Some have gone and some remain
All these places had their moments
With lovers and friends, I still can recall
Some are dead and some are living
In my life, I've loved them all
– John Lennon
Andrew Wiedmann passed away at age 57 in West Covina, California on February 11, 2012. Andrew was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Arietta Hope Collins Wiedmann and Andre Camillo Wiedmann.
Andrew had a profound appreciation and love of nature, animals and children. He enjoyed camping, scuba diving, the beach, reading, music and spending time with people he loved. Andrew will be remembered for his kind and playful spirit, generosity, bright eyes, and contagious laugh.
Andrew will be dearly missed by his sisters Andrea Wiedmann Mendola (John) and Arietta Wiedmann (Anndevoy Ryan ), his brothers Sebastian Wiedmann (Marian) and Jerome Wiedmann as well as by his cherished nieces and nephews Maria and James, Isaac, Christie and Kelsie, Max and Eva, his Aunt Juliana Strange and many cousins and extended family.
“It's so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”
– John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent
Contributions in Andrew Wiedmann’s memory can be made to the Children’s Creative Project, a non profit arts education program: 3970 La Colina Rd. #9, Santa Barbara, CA 93110