Frans de Witte
Frans de Witte was a loving father, husband, and brother who brought his jovial personality and love of storytelling everywhere he went. After a long battle with the aftermath of cancer, Frans passed peacefully in his home in October surrounded by loved ones. Frans was born and raised in the Netherlands, moved to Santa Barbara in 1983, back to the Netherlands in 1989, and then back again to Santa Barbara in 1999. He enjoyed spending time with family, traveling, music, eating dessert and Dutch foods like Kroket, and playing with his beloved dog Heidi.He is survived by his wife Karin, siblings Tanja, Peter, and Kitty, sons Stefan and Ben, and daughter Eefje.