Alexander Ricardo Braid
Alexander Ricardo Braid, also known as Alex or Al to his colleagues, friends and family passed away on July 5, 2018. Alex was born July 7,1972, in Wellington, New Zealand, to John and Jovita Braid. He moved with his family to Santa Barbara, California in 1974. Alex was a Santa Barbara High School graduate. He worked as a Kirby salesman for many years. Alex enjoyed surfing, nature and being outdoors. He was a collector of many things, including rocks and driftwood. Alex was genuine, loving, humorous and kindhearted. He loved God and his family. Alex is survived by his mother Jovita Braid; 4 siblings, Reyna, Carolyn, Patrick and Carl; nephews, nieces; and his longtime companion Victoria Delgado. Alex is deeply loved and will be greatly missed.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday July 21, 2018 at Free Methodist Church, 1435 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara at 12 pm. A paddle-out ceremony will follow at 2 pm.