Christopher Edward Linquist
Christopher Edward Linquist passed away October 27, 2017 at the young age of 48 from an undiagnosed heart condition. Chris was born in Orange County California on April 19, 1969 and moved to Santa Barbara with his parents Edward and Pamela Linquist in May of 1969. Chris graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in 1987 and went to Long Beach State University and graduated with a Fine Arts degree in 1991. After graduation Chris remained in the LA area working for a pet shop and building salt water reef aquariums for customers. He then started a career with Wells Fargo Bank. In his 22 years with the bank he lived in the San Francisco Bay area, Washington State until finally moving back to Santa Barbara with his daughter Annika in 2014. In Chris’ spare time he loved to go to car shows in LA and finding great restaurants with his daughter Annika. You never saw Chris without a camera taking amazing pictures of the world around him. Chris is survived by his loving daughter Annika, parents Edward and Pamela, sister Catherine Demourkas, brother-in-law Tom, niece and nephew Avery and Brody, and Grandmother Edna Linquist and so many other family and friends. A celebration of Chris’ life will happen at a time and place yet to be determined.