Mark Sanford passed away peacefully at Ventura Memorial Hospital on January 9,2021. Mark was first born to Nick and Claire Sanford at Travis Air Force base in California.
Mark is survived by his two sons, Connor and Kirby, his wife Denise and Parents Nick and Claire. He also leaves behind his devoted brother Eric and sisters Colleen and Laura. Included in this loss are many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and many longtime friends and business associates.
Mark spent his school days in the San Fernando Valley which included Garden Grove Elementary, Northridge Junior High School and Cleveland High School. He graduated from California State University Northridge with a degree in Psychology.
Soon after Graduation from College, Mark and his wife Denise moved to Santa Barbara the home of his Parents, Nick and Claire.
Soon after settling in Santa Barbara, Mark began his career in the Loan Mortgage business primarily with McAdams Financial for about 24 years.
Mark was the most loving caring son any parent could ask for. His love for his two sons and wife was abundant. He could not have loved his little brother more and he so adored his two sister.
We were all blessed to have him in our lives and will miss him terribly. Mark was an avid golfer which started in his young teens and continued through his adult life. A precious limb has fallen from the family tree. Mark will be missed every day by all who loved him. A private memorial service will be held once the Covid -19 has subsided.