Family and friends will celebrate the life of Alex Moore at a memorial service Tuesday, May 15, at 4 p.m., at Santa Barbara Community Church, 1002 Cieneguitas Road in Santa Barbara. A reception at the church will follow the service.

Moore, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Westmont College, died May 9 from complications following surgery for Crohn’s disease. He was 31.

Alex Moore

A fund has been established to support Moore’s wife, Kirsten, and their first child, due in July. Kirsten is the head women’s basketball coach at Westmont. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the benefit fund by mailing a check to: Kirsten Moore Benefit, Attn: Brennan de Raad, 2927 De la Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

Facebook is providing a place for loved ones of Alex Moore to come to celebrate his life, share stories and photographs, post messages to family, and grieve together. See

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