David John Barrios

1952 - 2014, Santa Barbara

May 20, 2014, David John Barrios left our world after a hard fight against lymphoma cancer. Born March 8, 1952 he was a lifelong SB local and proud alumni of Santa Barbara High School.

For 40 years he worked at UCSB developing a huge network of beloved friends and where he met his future wife, Sandra. His passions in life were family, fishing and playing softball where he earned the nickname Super Dave.

Preceded in death by his brother Andrew Barrios, he is survived by a large, close-knit family including his wife of 32 years Sandra, children David Barrios (Mari), Jon Barrios (Elizabeth), Gina Barrios-Uribe (Ray), Lashawn Hayes (Michael) and Justyn Barrios as well as brothers Leonard and Thomas Barrios and sister Eleanor Mora. He was Papa to 12 grandchildren and an extensive extended family all of whom will miss his warm and friendly smile and luxurious mustache.

His family would like to thank all of the nurses at the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital oncology unit. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 30, 2014, 10:00 am, at St Raphael's Catholic Church, followed by a reception at the Carriage Museum from Noon-4:00 pm. All are welcome. All are welcome. Arrangements entrusted to Pueblo del Rey Funeral Services (805) 895-8409.

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