Conrad J. Schmidt
1948 - 2014, Santa Barbara
Conrad J. Schmidt, born 1948, passed away 10 May 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Arielle, and his sister, Sue.
Conrad had many friends from all around the world. He will be remembered for his magnetic and outgoing personality. He loved life, people, traveling the world, sailing his Goldenwave 48, Lono -- named for Hunter S. Thompson's "The Curse of Lono", surfing, classic sports cars, building model airplanes, he loved Formula 1 and a good steak.
He lived a life full of adventure having been a charter captain in the Virgin Islands, living in Brazil, and meeting unique characters that you would never believe existed outside the works of Mark Twain or Ernest Hemingway.
He is best remembered by his friends and family as a man who was always ready for the next adventure. "Fight the good fight, drink the good drink, smoke the good smoke."