David McCadden

Date of Birth

August 31, 1951

Date of Death

September 23, 2021

David McCadden of Solvang, California passed away on September 23, 2021 from cancer.   David was born August 31, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri to John and Patricia McCadden. David attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic grade school and graduated in 1969 from Chaminade College Preparatory School in St. Louis.  He graduated from University of Kansas in 1973 with a bachelor degree in business management.    After his graduation he moved to Santa Barbara and married his first wife Marianne Brouwers in 1974 at the Santa Barbara Mission Church. They had one child, a son, Morgan McCadden.  David’s entrepreneurial spirit lead him into the t-shirt business where he owned multiple retail shops throughout Santa Barbara – with Udder Madness being the most popular and memorable stores he owned.  In May of 1998, David’s wife Marianne passed away from cancer.  After her death, David sold all his stores in 1999 and briefly worked in the Insurance business before moving back to retail and in 2004 became a licensor for the brand “Old Guys Rule” which he managed and ran until 2014. In June 2016, David married his second wife, Tina Jackson at the Santa Barbara Courthouse Sunken Gardens.   At the time of his death, he worked as a customer development rep for Inogen of Goleta.  During his time with Inogen, David was amongst the top sales persons of the company and made Presidents Club each year of his 7 years of employment which is the most prestige of awards given out.   When David wasn’t working, he enjoyed hiking, running various races throughout California, bike riding, photography, cooking, traveling and playing with his three dogs.  He is survived by his wife Tina, his son Morgan, his mother Patricia, his three brothers, John (Paula), James (Colleen) and  Michael (Helen) along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many childhood friends.  Predeceased by his father, John McCadden, Jr.  A private memorial service will be held in St. Louis Missouri.



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